CERF-funded Project

Jordan

Provision of Life-Saving Emergency Obstetric and Reproductive Health Services to Syrian Population, in particular, pregnant women at the Northeastern border of Jordan (the Berm/Rukban) (20-UF-FPA-013)

Project overview

This project will specifically target women of reproductive age and pregnant women who are considered extremely vulnerable living in Rukban Camp. Currently, it is estimated that there are around 270 pregnant women in Rukban living in extremely dire conditions. UNFPA will provide lifesaving BEmONC services. The estimated number of beneficiaries targeted by the action is 3,000 individuals over a period of six-months, in which CERF funds will be utilized through the project for this period. BEmONC services will be provided via an existing mobile clinic that will have separate delivery rooms and is equipped with furniture, laboratory, key medical supplies and equipment and other necessary supplies required for running the BEmONC clinic. UNFPA will also continue providing reproductive health services at the primary level at the joint UN health clinic via temporary caravans. Services will include but are not limited to antenatal care, family planning, postnatal care, treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and clinical management of rape. This project targets 3,000 refugees with Health engagement.