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Australian Muslims donate$1 million to Syrian refugees

By Petra - Jan 03,2013 - Last updated at Jan 03,2013

AMMAN — The Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) office in the Kingdom on Thursday received $1 million donated by the Muslim community in Australia to support Syrian refugees in Jordan.

According to an IRW statement, an Australian delegation presented the financial assistance to the organisation during a visit to the Kingdom to become acquainted with efforts to support Syrian refugees.

The delegation visited Syrian families at the Zaatari Refugee Camp in addition to a number of injured Syrians receiving treatment at the Islamic Hospital.

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