Monday 18 February 2013
Tents distributed in Jordan for Syrian refugeesSRT members, Ian Neal (UK) and Stafford Sumner (UK) with John Jones, ShelterBox's Audio-Visual Officer, and the border guards in Jordan at the Syria border, February 2013.
A ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) has distributed winterized emergency shelter in Jordan along the Syrian border, providing a rest area for newly arriving Syrian refugee families.
With over 250,000 Syrians displaced in Jordan, the SRT deployed to the Middle Eastern country to find the most suitable avenune to distribute ShelterBox tents that would benefit the refugees the most.
Another SRT is in Lebanon carrying out needs assessments in the isolated areas of the Bekaa Valley.