Tag Archives: Jordan

New Boots Bring Hope in Jordan

The kindergarten inside the Za’atari camp in Jordan is a little island of happiness inside a place that is full of tragedy.  Here, 3-5 year-old Syrian children living in the huge camp are able to come three times per week in the morning or afternoon to have fun, build social skills and start learning.  The [...]

Posted in Emergency Response, Foreign Travel, On the Road | Also tagged , , , , , Leave a comment

Courageous Work in Freezing Temperatures

With more than half of the United States under a blanket of snow this week, it’s clear that winter is here!   The frosty weather has arrived in full force—but it’s not just the Midwest or East Coast where winter is making itself felt.  The winter snow storms have started in Lebanon and Jordan, and my [...]

Posted in Emergency Response | Also tagged , , Leave a comment

In Refugee Camps, Basics Become Luxuries

The Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan is home to more than 100,000 refugees who have fled the fighting in Syria, but it’s unlikely that any of the camp’s residents consider this place—cold, crowded and under resourced—“home.”   I traveled to Za’atari last week after the launch of Save the Children’s recent global report, Childhood Under [...]

Posted in Emergency Response, Foreign Travel, On the Road | Also tagged , , , , , Leave a comment
   
Subscribe to Logging Miles by Email