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Aesha Abdulrahman Abed Al Humied Abdallah, 46 years old, has been living her entire life as a Palestinian refugee in the city of Zarqa, Jordan's oldest Palestinian refugee camp. Her neighbor in Zarqa...
Assad was born in Zarqa; a Jordanian city which swelled since the late 1940’s with Palestinian refugees. Over the years, poor quality housing replaced the tents where many Palestinians once lived and...

A new international agreement reached by world leaders today on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, is being heavily criticised by aid agencies, including ActionAid, who say rich countries are shirking their responsibility to respond to the growing impact of climate change.

World leaders risk leaving Sendai with an agreement on disaster risk reduction that will do little to reduce the risk of disasters for the world’s populations.

ActionAid Liberia holds a candlelight memorial vigil to honor the victims, survivors and women affected by EbolaEvery year, Liberia recognizes the second Wednesday in March as Decoration Day, a day...
In a blizzard that hit the region in mid-January, temperatures plummeted in Jordan to -10°C in the capital whereas lower temperatures were recorded in rural areas; this came as a violent blow to the...
 Yamen, 32, fled the conflict in Syria with his wife and three Children to Lebanon, a country which now has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world with at one in four...
A project started to enhance flow of information between residents and several relief agencies in drought-ravaged Isiolo County in upper eastern Kenya has been a huge success, becoming the envy of...