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Zaatari Syrian Refugee Camp

Zaatari is home to 77,258 refugees, nearly 20% are under five years old. 19,243 children are enrolled in 32 schools, with 58 community centers offering activities. 30% of refugees are female-headed households. 3,509 refugees engaged in Incentive-based Volunteering inside the Camp. Average 7,303 weekly health consultations. 13,773 refugees have active work permits. 23% are women. “UNHCR Update June 2020”

Climate

In Mafraq, the summers are long, hot, arid, and clear. While winters are cold, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 3° to 33° and is rarely below 0.5° or above 37°.

Population

Zaatari is home to 77,258 refugees, nearly 20% are under five years old. 19,243 children are enrolled in 32 schools, with 58 community centers offering activities. 3,509 refugees engaged in Incentive-based Volunteering inside the Camp, 13,773 refugees have active work permits. 23% are women. “UNHCR Update June 2020”

Geaography

Zaatari is a refugee camp for Syrians, located 10 kilometers east of Mafraq, in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It is the world's largest refugee camp for Syrians, and it first opened on July 28, 2012.

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