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Livelihoods Working Group - Jordan

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The Livelihoods Working Group under the Inter-Agency Task Force is newly established in March 2016. The group aims at strengthening coordination of the livelihoods activities both in urban and camp settings; effectively utilizing the information on the refugees available on UNHCR databases (such as ProGres and RAIS) through information sharing agreements with partners; continuously applying a coherent selection criteria for livelihoods activities among partners through the established frameworks (including the Vulnerability Assessment Framework) in urban areas and respective frameworks in camps; informing partners in Amman about livelihoods programmes in the camps shared by the respective field-level livelihoods coordination structures.

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    UN Women Rapid assessment of Covid-19 on the lives of vulnerable women 2020

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    UN Women Rapid assessment of Covid-19 on the lives of vulnerable women 2020
    Published: 10 May 2020 (16 days ago)
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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 5 May 2020.

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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 5 May 2020.
    Published: 5 May 2020 (21 days ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2020 (15 days ago)
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    Rapid Assessment for Cash Feasibility

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    This rapid assessment aims to gain a better understanding of the impact of COVID19-related lockdown on Jordanians and refugees’ access to markets, goods and financial services providers. The survey ...
    Published: 5 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Multi-Sectoral Rapid Needs Assessment: COVID19 – Jordan, conducted by Jordan country offices of UNICEF, UNHCR and WFP

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    Multi-Sectoral Rapid Needs Assessment: COVID19 – Jordan, conducted by Jordan country offices of UNICEF, UNHCR and WFP
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Rapid Impact Assessment COVID-19

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    Rapid impact assessment of Covid-19 on the lives of vulnerable women (beneficiaries of UN Women Oasis centers in camp and non-camp settings). The assessment included questions related to the economic ...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Jordan Response Plan 2018 (Refugee Pillar) - Facts and Figures

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    Jordan Response Plan 2018 (Refugee Pillar) - Facts and Figures
    Published: 10 March 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 20 March 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Rapid Assessment for Cash Feasibility

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    This rapid assessment aims to gain a better understanding of the impact of COVID19-related lockdown on Jordanians and refugees’ access to markets, goods and financial services providers. The survey ...
    Published: 5 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Rapid Impact Assessment COVID-19

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    Rapid impact assessment of Covid-19 on the lives of vulnerable women (beneficiaries of UN Women Oasis centers in camp and non-camp settings). The assessment included questions related to the economic ...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Facing Double Crises: Rapid Assessment of the impact of COVID -19 on vulnerable workers in Jordan

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    The aim of the assessment is to better understand the scope of the crisis and some of the pressing issues and concerns which workers, particularly the most vulnerable, are facing today, relating to th...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
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    COVID-19: Labour Market Impact Monitoring in Jordan on 15-27 March 2020

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    This bi-weekly report (15 - 27 March 2020) seeks to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on workers and on employers to build an evidence base that can inform appropriate response and recovery strategies.
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Rapid Basic Needs Assessment - Syrians

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    Understand the immediate implications of COVID-19 related developments on basic needs as well as entry points for an appropriate response
    Published: 30 April 2020 (26 days ago)
    Uploaded: 21 April 2020 (1 month ago)
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    Rapid Assessment for Cash Feasibility

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    This rapid assessment aims to gain a better understanding of the impact of COVID19-related lockdown on Jordanians and refugees’ access to markets, goods and financial services providers. The survey ...
    Published: 5 May 2020 (21 days ago)
    Uploaded: 5 May 2020 (20 days ago)
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    Rapid Impact Assessment COVID-19

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    Rapid impact assessment of Covid-19 on the lives of vulnerable women (beneficiaries of UN Women Oasis centers in camp and non-camp settings). The assessment included questions related to the economic ...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Facing Double Crises: Rapid Assessment of the impact of COVID -19 on vulnerable workers in Jordan

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    The aim of the assessment is to better understand the scope of the crisis and some of the pressing issues and concerns which workers, particularly the most vulnerable, are facing today, relating to th...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    COVID-19: Labour Market Impact Monitoring in Jordan on 15-27 March 2020

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    This bi-weekly report (15 - 27 March 2020) seeks to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on workers and on employers to build an evidence base that can inform appropriate response and recovery strategies.
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Rapid Basic Needs Assessment - Syrians

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    Understand the immediate implications of COVID-19 related developments on basic needs as well as entry points for an appropriate response
    Published: 30 April 2020 (26 days ago)
    Uploaded: 21 April 2020 (1 month ago)
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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Azraq Camp March 2020 .

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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Azraq Camp March 2020 .
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Azraq Camp April 2020 .

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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Azraq Camp April 2020 .
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Zaatari Camp February 2020 .

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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Zaatari Camp February 2020 .
    Published: 16 March 2020 (2 months ago)
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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Azraq Camp February 2020 .

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    Incentive Based Volunteering in Azraq Camp February 2020 .
    Published: 29 February 2020 (2 months ago)
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    Livelihoods dashboard January 2020

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    Livelihoods dashboard January 2020
    Published: 17 February 2020 (3 months ago)
    Uploaded: 17 February 2020 (3 months ago)
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    2019 VAF population report

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    The 2019 Vulnerability Assessment Framework (VAF) population study explores different types of vulnerability dimensions across multiple sectors from a representative sample of registered Syrian refuge...
    Published: 7 April 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 9 April 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Ministry of Labor: Syrian Refugee Unit Work Permit Progress Report November 2018

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    Figures update
    Published: 12 December 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 12 December 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Ministry of Labor: Work Permit Figures as of July 17th 2018

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    statistics updates
    Published: 25 July 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 25 July 2018 (1 year ago)
  • MoL/PMU Work Permit Figures as of May 17th 2018

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    work permit figures
    Published: 29 May 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 30 May 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Zaatari Office For Employment (ZOE) statistics/mobility

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    update on figures
    Published: 19 April 2018 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 24 April 2018 (2 years ago)
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    INTER-AGENCY Financial Tracking System Dashboard (FTS) - 2018 Q3 ( Refugee Component)

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    INTER-AGENCY Financial Tracking System Dashboard (FTS) - 2018 third quarter ( Refugee Component)
    Published: 12 November 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 12 November 2018 (1 year ago)
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    INTER-AGENCY Financial Tracking System Dashboard (FTS) - 2018 Q3 ( Resilience Component)

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    INTER-AGENCY Financial Tracking System Dashboard (FTS) - 2018 Third Quarter ( Resilience Component)
    Published: 12 November 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 12 November 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Livelihoods Financial Tracking Sheet: Fourth Quarter 2017- Refugees

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    Published: 11 February 2018 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 11 February 2018 (2 years ago)
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    Livelihoods Financial Tracking Sheet: Fourth Quarter 2017- Resilience

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    Published: 11 February 2018 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 11 February 2018 (2 years ago)
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    Livelihoods Financial Tracking Sheet: Fourth Quarter 2017- Resilience

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    Published: 11 February 2018 (2 years ago)
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  • UNFPA Presentation on Guidelines for Working with and for Young People in Humanitarian Settings

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    Presentation, Guidelines
    Published: 22 May 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 22 May 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Building Markets Jordan SME Assessment UNHCR Presentation

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    Presentation
    Published: 22 May 2019 (1 year ago)
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  • Service Advisor 2019

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    UNHCR Service Mapping
    Published: 3 April 2019 (1 year ago)
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    2019 ActivityInfo Step by Step Guide (Jordan)

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    ActivityInfo user guide for 2019
    Published: 3 March 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 18 April 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Frequently Asked Questions: Work Permits for Syrian Refugees in Jordan (Valid as of December 2018) English version

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    FAQ's
    Published: 10 January 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 10 January 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Map: Syrian Refugees in Jordan between 18-59 Years (Urban and Camp Based)

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    Syrian Refugees in Jordan between 18-59 Years (Urban and Camp Based)
    Published: 18 September 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 18 September 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Gender breakdown of SYR PoC between 18 and 59

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    Published: 17 April 2016 (4 years ago)
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    Distribution of refugees in Jordan between (18-59 ) Years old

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    Published: 7 April 2016 (4 years ago)
    Uploaded: 7 April 2016 (4 years ago)
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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 5 May 2020.

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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 5 May 2020.
    Published: 5 May 2020 (21 days ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2020 (15 days ago)
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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 28 Apr 2020.

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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 28 Apr 2020.
    Published: 28 April 2020 (28 days ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2020 (15 days ago)
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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 21 Apr 2020.

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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 21 Apr 2020.
    Published: 21 April 2020 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2020 (15 days ago)
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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 7 Apr 2020.

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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 7 Apr 2020.
    Published: 7 April 2020 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2020 (15 days ago)
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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 1 Apr 2020.

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    Livelihoods Working Group - minutes of meeting 1 Apr 2020.
    Published: 1 April 2020 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2020 (15 days ago)
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    2019 VAF population report

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    The 2019 Vulnerability Assessment Framework (VAF) population study explores different types of vulnerability dimensions across multiple sectors from a representative sample of registered Syrian refuge...
    Published: 7 April 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 9 April 2019 (1 year ago)
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    A MEDIUM-TERM APPROACH TOWARDS SELFRELIANCE AND RESILIENCE OF SYRIAN REFUGEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN JORDAN /Executive Summary

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    A MEDIUM-TERM APPROACH TOWARDS SELFRELIANCE AND RESILIENCE OF SYRIAN REFUGEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN JORDAN /Executive Summary
    Published: 9 February 2020 (3 months ago)
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    Syrian Refugee Unit Work Permit Progress Report – January 2020

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    Ministry of Labour | Syrian Refugee Unit
    Published: 9 February 2020 (3 months ago)
    Uploaded: 9 February 2020 (3 months ago)
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    A MEDIUM-TERM APPROACH TOWARDS SELF-RELIANCE AND RESILIENCE OF SYRIAN REFUGEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN JORDAN

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    A MEDIUM-TERM APPROACH TOWARDS SELF-RELIANCE AND RESILIENCE OF SYRIAN REFUGEES AND HOST COMMUNITIES IN JORDAN
    Published: 9 February 2020 (3 months ago)
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    Employment Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for Refugees in Jordan 2019

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    Report
    Published: 25 August 2019 (9 months ago)
    Uploaded: 25 August 2019 (9 months ago)
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    The Digital Lives of Refugees

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    Report
    Published: 18 August 2019 (9 months ago)
    Uploaded: 18 August 2019 (9 months ago)
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    UN Women Rapid assessment of Covid-19 on the lives of vulnerable women 2020

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    UN Women Rapid assessment of Covid-19 on the lives of vulnerable women 2020
    Published: 10 May 2020 (16 days ago)
    Uploaded: 10 May 2020 (15 days ago)
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    Multi-Sectoral Rapid Needs Assessment: COVID19 – Jordan, conducted by Jordan country offices of UNICEF, UNHCR and WFP

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    Multi-Sectoral Rapid Needs Assessment: COVID19 – Jordan, conducted by Jordan country offices of UNICEF, UNHCR and WFP
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    - Impact of COVID‐19 on People with Disabilities and their Families in Jordan, developed by Humanity & Inclusion. The objective of the asses...

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    - Impact of COVID‐19 on People with Disabilities and their Families in Jordan, developed by Humanity & Inclusion. The objective of the assessment is to understand the needs of people with disabilities...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
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    - Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups in the Jordanian labour market, including Syrian refugees and workers in i...

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    - Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups in the Jordanian labour market, including Syrian refugees and workers in informal employment, developed by the ILO, in collaboration w...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
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    - Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups in the Jordanian labour market, including Syrian refugees and workers in i...

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    - Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable groups in the Jordanian labour market, including Syrian refugees and workers in informal employment, developed by the ILO, in collaboration w...
    Published: 4 May 2020 (22 days ago)
    Uploaded: 4 May 2020 (21 days ago)
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    Translation of MoL circular regarding Syrian workers in the industrial sector

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    translation
    Published: 25 July 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 25 July 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region: Jordan Partnership Paper

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    Brussels || Conference
    Published: 8 July 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 8 July 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Overseas Development Institute: The Jordan Compact - Lessons Learnt and Implications for Future Refugee Compacts

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    Published: 11 February 2018 (2 years ago)
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    Overseas Development Institute: The Jordan Compact - Lessons Learnt and Implications for Future Refugee Compacts

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    Published: 11 February 2018 (2 years ago)
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    Announcement: MoL new circular regarding more flexible rules for work permits

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    Published: 14 November 2017 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 14 November 2017 (2 years ago)
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    Jordan INGO Forum (JIF) visual product on the Jordan compact: WALK THE TALK

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    Published: 12 October 2016 (3 years ago)
    Uploaded: 12 October 2016 (3 years ago)
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    3RP/JRP 2018 Refugee Component

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    Published: 22 January 2018 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 22 January 2018 (2 years ago)
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    3RP/JRP 2018 Resilience Component

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    Published: 22 January 2018 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 22 January 2018 (2 years ago)
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    Report_Work Permits_Nov 2017

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    Published: 11 December 2017 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 11 December 2017 (2 years ago)
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    Ministry of Labour Syrian Refugee Department- WPs Monthly Progress Report November 2017

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    Published: 11 December 2017 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 11 December 2017 (2 years ago)
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    Frequently Asked Questions: Work Permits for Syrian Refugees in Jordan (Valid as of November 2017)

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    Published: 28 November 2017 (2 years ago)
    Uploaded: 28 November 2017 (2 years ago)
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    2019 VAF population report

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    The 2019 Vulnerability Assessment Framework (VAF) population study explores different types of vulnerability dimensions across multiple sectors from a representative sample of registered Syrian refuge...
    Published: 7 April 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 9 April 2019 (1 year ago)
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    ILO-UNHCR PARTNERSHIP

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    Joint action for decent work and long-term solutions for refugees and other forcibly displaced persons
    Published: 21 January 2020 (4 months ago)
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    Livelihoods Working Group Work Plan

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    Work Plan
    Published: 25 July 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Jordan Refugee Response: Livelihoods Working Group Terms of Reference

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    Terms of Reference
    Published: 29 May 2018 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 29 May 2018 (1 year ago)
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    Terms of Reference for the Livelihoods Working Group

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    Published: 9 January 2017 (3 years ago)
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    Livelihoods working group ToR

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    Published: 14 April 2016 (4 years ago)
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    Livelihoods working group ToR

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    Published: 14 April 2016 (4 years ago)
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    Livelihoods working group ToR

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    Published: 14 April 2016 (4 years ago)
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    2019 VAF population report

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    The 2019 Vulnerability Assessment Framework (VAF) population study explores different types of vulnerability dimensions across multiple sectors from a representative sample of registered Syrian refuge...
    Published: 7 April 2019 (1 year ago)
    Uploaded: 9 April 2019 (1 year ago)
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    MoL Q&A, defence order number 6

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    MoL Q&A, defence order number 6
    Published: 12 April 2020 (1 month ago)
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    Ministry of Labour - exemption of work permits fees 2020

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    Ministry of Labour - exemption of work permits fees 2020
    Published: 22 January 2020 (4 months ago)
    Uploaded: 26 January 2020 (4 months ago)
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    MoL Monthly Report April 2019

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    Report
    Published: 22 May 2019 (1 year ago)
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    2019 VAF Population Report Launch Presentation

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    The 2019 Vulnerability Assessment Framework (VAF) population study explores different types of vulnerability dimensions across multiple sectors from a representative sample of registered Syrian refuge...
    Published: 7 April 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Rapid Needs Assessment -Syrians

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    Understand the immediate implications of COVID-19 related developments on basic needs as well as entry points for an appropriate response. Simple random sampling of DRC beneficiaries registered after...
    Published: 22 April 2020 (1 month ago)
    Uploaded: 27 April 2020 (28 days ago)
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    The Global Risks Report 2020

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    World Economic Forum - Insight Report 15th Edition
    Published: 22 January 2020 (4 months ago)
    Uploaded: 26 January 2020 (4 months ago)
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    Refugees and decent work: Lessons learned from recent refugee jobs compacts

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    Employment Policy Department: EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 256 - 2019
    Published: 31 December 2019 (4 months ago)
    Uploaded: 26 January 2020 (4 months ago)
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    Using Trade Preferences to Support Refugees and their Hosts

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    A report from Center for Global Development (CGD), explores how trade can be used to help host countries create jobs and facilitate the transition from humanitarian relief to economic inclusion
    Published: 31 December 2019 (4 months ago)
    Uploaded: 26 January 2020 (4 months ago)
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    Private Sector & Refugees Pathways to Scale - IFC - Summary

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    Report
    Published: 13 May 2019 (1 year ago)
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    Working Group Key Contacts
      Highlights
    During a Ministerial meeting on November 7th, 2018, the Council of Ministers decided new regulations with regards to Syrian HBB's for both inside and outside the refugee camps.
    12 Dec 2018
    There have been Data Sharing Agreements with the National Agricultural Research Center (NARC) and SPARK, which allow more referrals and services provided for refugees.
    15 Jun 2018
    With a Cabinet decision- that falls under the National Empowerment and Employment Program (NEEP)- the GoJ excluded Syrians from the reduction of foreign workers in the manufacturing sector. GoJ once again extended the grace period for work permits to be issued to Syrian workers for free until 31 December 2018.
    15 May 2018
    The work permit/exit system in Azraq still facing technical challenges due to lack of internet at exit gate.
    15 Apr 2018
    1,750 applicants were approved and cleared for exit by SRAD-Azraq Camp. Work permits system will be updated accordingly and they are eligible to leave the camp using their work permits; 503 applicants waiting the SRAD-Azraq Camp feedback and an additional list of 1,023 is pending with SRAD.
    15 Mar 2018
    Focus group discussions were held in Za’atari, Mafraq together with the European Union to inform about the Brussels preparation process.
    15 Feb 2018
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