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.
The US will cut all financing to the UN agency serving 5 million Palestinian refugees. The move comes as the Trump administration seeks to pressure the UN into redefining who is considered a Palestinian refugee.
Angela Merkel is set to meet with leaders in Jordan and Lebanon. The two countries have the world's highest number of refugees per capita — an issue expected to be a central theme of the German chancellor's trip.
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.
The US State Department has demanded the UN aid agency UNRWA "fundamentally re-examine" its work. President Trump has been critical of the agency and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has called for it to "disappear."
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