The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

Jordan

Key partners

European Union

Government of Canada

Government of Japan

UN Children's Fund

UN Refugee Agency

United States Agency for International Development

From Amman, UNOPS supports the Jordanian Government and its international partners to respond to the impact of the Syrian crisis. UNOPS operations further support the Government of Jordan’s efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Jordan and the Middle East

    • Helped facilitate access to education for 8,200 students from host communities as well as refugees in different Jordanian governorates.
    • Supported the construction of schools, school extensions and warehouses, and provided maintenance, cleaning and guarding services to schools through cash for work programmes, on behalf of UNICEF, benefiting over 2,600 families in refugee camps.
    • Constructed Civil Defence Centres in Za’atari and Azraq Refugee Camps, and provided ambulances, enhancing the capacity of first responders to respond to emergencies inside camps.
    • Constructed a regional Moderation Centre in Jordan that aims to contribute to awareness-raising measures to counter extremism and promote a culture of moderation.

  • 8.12%
    Current health expenditure
    Current health expenditure (% of GDP)

    Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP. Estimates of current health expenditures include healthcare goods and services consumed during each year. This indicator does not include capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2017)

    10.1M
    Population
    Total population

    Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2019)

    2.63
    CO2 emissions
    CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita)

    Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.

    Source: data.worldbank.org (2016)

  • Flag JO Contact Details

    UNOPS Jordan

    P.O. Box 941655

    Amman

    Jordan

    Tel: +96 2 65 90 21 00

    Fax: +96 2 65 93 21 49

    Email: MR.AMM@unops.org

    Twitter: @UNOPS_Jordan

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