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After fleeing Syria, Amer was victim of a car accident

Rehabilitation
Jordan

Amer, 38, is a worker and lives with his wife, their child and his parents in the Baqaa Camp, Jordan. After fleeing Syria, he found a job in maintenance and started to rebuild his life. A terrible accident in 2019 left him with two fractured legs.

Amer does balance exercices with HI physiotherapist

Amer does balance exercices with HI physiotherapist | © HI

 Amer was badly injured in a traffic accident in April 2019 in the Wadi Rum area, while heading to work. He suffered from a left hip joint and a right leg fracture. HI has been supporting him to ensure he recovers from his injuries

Almost a month after the accident, he was visited by HI’s team. They evaluated how to improve Amer’s physical condition.

“I am disabled and that prevents me from going to work”,

he told the team. 

Rehabilitation with HI

Amer started physiotherapy.

"HI provided me with physical therapy sessions including exercises and training to stand up and walk. I was given a crutches and I was trained on how to use it and walk with it”,

he explains.

Before that, Amer was using a wheelchair and was not able to move around easily. He is now independent.

Self-esteem

Amer has been able to recover quickly from his injuries. He has gained self-confidence to do daily tasks by himself such as climbing stairs or using bathrooms and is ready to go back to work...


HI in Jordan and Lebanon – Syrian Crisis

HI and its local partners assist Syrian refugees and vulnerable people in Jordan and in Lebanon since 2012.

  1. Jordan

  • In Jordan in 2019, the association and his partners provided rehabilitation sessions to 3215 people.
  • HI supplied 382 people with mobility equipment such as wheelchairs, canes, crutches.
  • HI supported to more than 400 people with psychological and social aid.
  • HI works in Jordan with 11 local partners.
  1. Lebanon

  • HI and his partners provided rehabilitation sessions to more than 3,000 people and supplied around 500 people with mobility equipment such as wheelchairs, canes, crutches, etc.
  • HI supported around 220 people with psychological support.
  • HI conducted 2,000 Risk Education sessions, which was profitable to more than 40,000 people.

 

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