Young people in refugee camps are being given the chance to learn computer programming. The annual Refugee Code Week aims to empower them. DW went to Jordan to find out how much of a leg-up to a better future the program offers refugees.
80,000 Syrians live in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Few have savings, but trade is thriving in the camp. An estimated 3,000 shops are selling everything from food to bridal gowns.
A new solar power plant is lighting up the lives of thousands of Syrian refugees - and could be the start of a new green energy transition in Jordan.
UNICEF and other aid organizations are trying to help children go back to school. Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has called on governments to do more, so that Syria will still have a future left when peace returns.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has handed over 16 armored vehicles to Jordan. A further 34 vehicles will follow as part of a multi-million-euro defense aid package to help the country defend its borders.
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