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“I need to rebuild my life”

Jordan

Samra, 39, is from Syria. She has been a refugee in Jordan since early 2016 and now lives in Azraq camp with her five children. After being given physiotherapy care by Handicap International (HI), she is now receiving psychosocial support from the organisation.

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Samra, in the Azraq refugee camp. | © E. Fourt / Handicap International

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 “My brother will be able to go to school now”
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“My brother will be able to go to school now”

Ali, 4, lives in Jordan. He has cerebral palsy and, for the last few months, he has been visiting a Handicap International (HI) partner centre, where he benefits from physiotherapy and occupational therapy sessions. 

HI & inclusion in Jordan
© Elisa Fourt / HI

HI & inclusion in Jordan

Since 2016, Handicap International (HI) has been working closely with local and international humanitarian organisations in Jordan to ensure services and initiatives in camps and communities are accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities. The organisation’s work in this field has already benefited a large number of people.

Syrian crisis More than 5 million refugees since the conflict began
© Bas Bogaerts / Handicap International

Syrian crisis More than 5 million refugees since the conflict began

Since the start of the war in Syria, more than 5 million people have fled the country to seek refuge in Iraq, Jordan, Turkey or Lebanon. Over the last six years, more than half of the Syrian population has been displaced internally or fled to neighbouring countries. Handicap International has been providing assistance to the Syrian population in the region, for the past five years.