Syrian Refugee Children in Jordan Deprived of the Most Basic Needs - UNICEF

Originally published by The United Nations and reprinted with permission.

"Seven years in [the Syria] crisis, we need to collectively continue to do all that we can to support the vulnerable refugee children and their families that are struggling to meet their basic needs," Robert Jenkins, the head of the UNICEF programmes in Jordan, said in a news release Sunday.

Based on responses from the refugees, the assessment also showed that close to 65 per cent of Syrian refugee families are either food insecure or on the verge of becoming food insecure - meaning they do not have enough for an adequate diet. Read more.