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UAE Red Crescent to expand Mreijeb Al Fhoud camp

By Petra - Feb 22,2014 - Last updated at Feb 22,2014

AMMAN — The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent Authority on Saturday signed a 13 million UAE dirham agreement (around JD2.5 million) to expand the Emirati-funded and administered Syrian refugee camp in the Mreijeb Al Fhoud region in Zarqa.

Camp Manager Hadi Al Kaabi said the expansion project will begin in two weeks and will be completed within 90 days, adding that 690 trailers will be added to the camp to host between 5,000 and 6,000 refugees.

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