01 Jul 2015
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been able to raise more than two million dollars through the campaign of the month of Ramadan which launched in the Kingdom for the purpose of providing aid for Syrian refugee families, since it has not received any financial aid to enable them to meet their daily needs, according to Nasr Al-Deen Toaybeh, the media official and mass communication in Commission.
Toaybeh explained that the United Nations for Refugees (UNHCR) in Jordan surpassed the two million dollars after its launch Urgent Appeal Call and directed in order to withdrawals have hope for Syrian refugee families target of the campaign in order to alleviate the suffering of the living and the challenges that languished under the brunt.
He said that the financial support that the Commission has been able to raise through appeal call aimed redirected to support 12 thousand refugee families since the start of the appeal campaign last week, pointing out that 1,400 families have been supported of the 12 thousand families on the waiting list at the moment.
He pointed out that the campaign was launch in coordination with the “Khwater” program produced by Ahmed Shukairy targeting support Syrian refugees in Jordan.
He said that the campaign has seen a wide participation of the public after discussing the situation of refugees in the world, and the situation of Syrian refugees in the Middle East in general and Jordan in particular.
Toaybeh added that the donation to the program of cash assistance will arrive directly to the Syrian refugee families and enable many mothers to make the food that fills breath of their children, and help fathers to provide the roof to protect their families and buying the basic necessities with freedom of choice, especially during the holy month of Ramadan.
Toaybeh pointed that that more than 97% of the value of the subsidy goes directly to refugee without deductions, and that 3% is considered instead of banking services, noting that this cash assistance that will preserve the dignity of the refugee, and provide him with choosing that uses donated by its requirements living and that it finds refugee necessities in life.