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Zaatari relief agencies receive 1,500 trailers from Saudi Arabia
By Petra - Nov 20,2012 - Last updated at Nov 20,2012
MAFRAQ — The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday received the first batch of 1,500 trailers from Saudi Arabia to replace tents at the Zaatari Refugee Camp.
The agencies also received 160 out of 2,000 tents donated by Saudi Arabia for Syrian refugees.
UNHCR Liaison Officer Ali Bibi said China also donated 124 trailers, which are still at the Aqaba Port and will be transported to the camp soon.
The UNHCR received the last batch of prefabricated trailers donated by Oman to the Zaatari Refugee Camp on Monday.
The UN and Jordan are set to upgrade the housing for hundreds of Syrian refugees as part of an overall bid to improve living conditions in the country’s lone Syrian refugee camp.
The Zaatari Refugee Camp received a total of 5,000 Syrian refugees on Monday and Tuesday, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Liaison Officer Ali Bibi said on Wednesday.
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