Winterization Items and Shelter assistance for vulnerable Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians



Implementing organisation: Österreichische Caritaszentrale Country: Jordan Contract sum: € 200.000,00 Project start: 01.11.2014 End: 31.05.2015

Short Description:

Overall goal


Since the beginning of the current crisis in Syria according to recent UNHCR statistics more than 619.000 refugees have arrived in Jordan. Until the end of October 2014, CJ had already registered 414.502 Refugees from Syria (=83.532 HH) in its database.

Through the herein project all in all around 1.250 families or 6.250 people will be supported with Shelter Maintenance/Repair and/or Winterization items according to agreed UNHCR standards.

The share between Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian host communities is 70/30 in accordance with Government of Jordan requirements. The 30% share of Jordanian host communities are mostly people with a monthly income below 270 Euro.


• 750 families (=525 Syrian refugee households and 225 extremely vulnerable Jordanian families) receive winterization items composed of: 1 gas heater, 5 blankets per household, one clothes-voucher à 44 Euro and one shoes-voucher à 33 Euro per HH according to agreed UNHCR standards.

• 500 vulnerable beneficiaries (350 Syrian refugees and 150 Jordanian families) will be supported with shelter maintenance/repair. This contains for example:

Sanitation: e.g. change of the pipe installation to ensure that there are different pipes for waste water and for grey water .Security for female headed households with children or unaccompanied minors e.g. provide door and window locks if they do not exist or repair them if they are broken, repair broken fuse boxes that pose risks to children (due to playing) but also to the HH in general (burn of wires).

-Access to shelter for people with disabilities, elders and/or pregnant women e.g. by constructing simple ramps

- Ventilation e.g. assure ventilation and eliminate humidity spots

project number 2694-13/2014
source of funding AKF
sector Humanitäre Hilfe: Sofortmaßnahmen
tied
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