Jordan

Access to drinking water for communities in northern Jordan

Jordan Zero Exclusion
October 2019
April 2020

In Jordan, water demand increased by 40% in the northern governorates that are most heavily affected by the Syria crisis through the large-scale influx of refugees. This 6-months project aims to facilitate access to quality water for vulnerable refugee and host community populations in northern Jordan. ACTED will provide access to water for 100 000 Jordanians and Syrians living in Irbid governorate through constructing a 700-900 meters deep borehole. Moreover, ACTED will support the establishment of “female plumber clubs”, training women on hygiene, water conservation, environmental sustainability and plumbing. Thirty women will receive a plumbing certification and be equipped with skills that enhance their employment prospects and livelihood opportunities.

Current projects

Providing sustainable work opportunities to refugees and vulnerable Jordanians in the agricultural sector in Jordan

Supporting Civil Society Organizations at local and national level to monitor public policies in key sectors in Jordan – Jordan Guardians Project

Sustainable waste management in the city of Sahab

Waste to (Positive) Energy

Waste to (Positive) Energy

WASH Community Mobilization, Zaatari Camp

WFP Assistance Programme

Access to safe drinking water for communities in northern Jordan

Improving living conditions of Syrian refugees in Za’atari Refugee Camp through the construction of a stormwater drainage system

Providing sustainable work opportunities to refugees and vulnerable Jordanians in the agricultural sector in Jordan

Improvement of Green Infrastructures in Jordan through Labor-Intensive Measures (CfWGI)

Enhancing WASH infrastructure for vulnerable and specific need high need residents in Azraq Refugee Camp

Addressing urgent water, sanitation & hygiene needs of vulnerable outreach communities and host communities in North Jordan

Reducing erosion in northern Jordan and preventing floods in Za’atari Camp through employment-intensive measures

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