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Canadian embassy provides infrastructure support for Azraq camp

By Petra - Apr 23,2014 - Last updated at Apr 23,2014

AMMAN — A ceremony marking the handover of infrastructure provided by Canada to the Public Security Department (PSD) and the Syrian Refugee Affairs Department was held at the Azraq Refugee Camp on Wednesday, according to an embassy statement.

Canada’s Ambassador to Jordan Bruno Saccomani said the project seeks to assist the country in managing the influx of Syrian refugees, commending PSD personnel for their efforts in ensuring the safety and security of camp residents.

Canada’s support for the camp includes building and furnishing the PSD Joint Operations Centre and other facilities, according to Saccomani.

So far, the Canadian government has provided $7.5 million in material support to both Azraq and Zaatari refugee camps, the statement added.

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