The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

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Key partners

European Union

Government of Canada

Government of Japan

KfW Development Bank

United States Agency for International Development

From Amman, UNOPS supports the Jordanian government and its international partners to respond to critical needs and priorities in a range of sectors including health, education, water, environment and social protection.

Through its work, UNOPS complements Jordan’s efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and helps improve efficiency and sustainability by adopting renewable energy solutions, gender-sensitive approaches and more.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Jordan

    • Helped enhance access to quality healthcare services for more than 2.2 million Jordanians and Syrian refugees by rehabilitating critical departments in 8 public hospitals across Jordan and equipping them with state-of-the-art medical equipment.
    • Facilitated improved access to education for more than 110,000 students in Jordan by furnishing and equipping 465 public schools.
    • Improved access to safe drinking water supply services to around 80,000 beneficiaries in target host communities in Irbid and helped reduce water loss by rehabilitating and replacing nearly 170 km of water distribution network.
    • Provided cash-for-work opportunities through the maintenance and cleaning of 519 public schools across the country – helping to improve livelihoods for more than 16,500 vulnerable Jordanians and Syrian refugees.

  • Improving access to healthcare in Jordan

    Since 2011, more than 1.2 million Syrian refugees have arrived in Jordan, putting additional strain on many public services, in particular healthcare.

    With funding from the European Union, UNOPS worked with the government of Jordan to rehabilitate emergency departments and install solar-powered energy systems at three main hospitals as well as provide state-of-the-art medical equipment.

  • Flag JO Contact Details

    UNOPS Jordan

    Al-Shakereen St.,

    Corner of Yousef Abu-Shahout St.

    Off Al-Hashemyeen St.,

    Dir Ghbar

    Amman, Jordan

    Tel: +962 6 590 2131

    Email: MR.AMM@unops.org

    Twitter: @UNOPS_Jordan

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