A water community group meeting in Allan, Salt. Photo: Alixandra Buck / Oxfam

Joining forces for better water services in Jordan

Alixandra Buck Active citizenship, Governance, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Leave a Comment

Alixandra Buck reports on an Oxfam project in Jordan where the local community is working with local authorities to improve water supplies. In Jordan, it is not common for government and citizens to talk face to face on issues of common concern. There is also skepticism on the role of civil society. We’re working to change that dynamic. Oxfam and …

Turning waste into work in Za’atari refugee camp

Alixandra Buck Refugees and IDPs, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Leave a Comment

As Za’atari refugee camp continues to hosts a large amount of Syrian refugees, new recycling initiatives are offering opportunities for work. Soman Moodley and Alixandra Buck, introduce a new case study on the ‘cash for work’ initiative.  Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan is home to nearly 80,000 Syrian refugees. With no immediate prospect of returning home and limited opportunities to …