Situation Reports

Situation Reports from Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan

During times of acute crisis in the countries where Anera operates – Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan – we provide reports with the most up-to-date developments on the ground. Please come back to this page often to check for the latest.

⁕⁕⁕ The Latest: Jordan Situation Report, June 11, 2024


First page from Anera's situation report about the earthquake in Syria and Turkey.

Earthquake Situation Report

February 16, 2023

On February 6, 2023, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Turkey, near the northern border of Syria. This was followed by a second magnitude 7.5 earthquake. More than 41,000 people have perished.


Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan COVID-19 Situation Report

September 13, 2022

With the emergence of the Omicron BA.5 variant of COVID-19, positive cases worldwide are experiencing an uptick. According to Yale Medicine, the BA.5 variant will be the most contagious one yet.


Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan COVID-19 Situation Report

June 11, 2021

Jordan’s vaccination program has administered at least 1,904,235 doses of COVID-19, while numbers are much lower in Lebanon and Palestine, especially Gaza.

First page of Anera's May 3, 2021 situation report about COVID-19 in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan.

Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan COVID-19 Situation Report

May 3, 2021

All three countries are seeing a reduction in the number of active cases, but vaccination rates are low. In Palestine, less than 4% of the population has gotten at least one dose. 

FIrst page of Anera's February 24, 2021 situation report on COVID-19 vaccines in Palestine and Lebanon.

Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan COVID-19 Situation Report

April 12, 2021

New waves of infections are believed to be caused by the spread of the variant first identified in the UK, which health experts conclude is more infectious and more deadly.

FIrst page of Anera's February 24, 2021 situation report on COVID-19 vaccines in Palestine and Lebanon.

Palestine and Lebanon COVID-19 Vaccine Situation Report

February 24, 2021

Lebanon and Palestine are just now distributing the first round of vaccines. Gaps in the procurement and distribution process, especially for refugee communities, is creating uncertainty around capacities and timing for coverage.


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Gaza Situation Report

April 25, 2024

On April 7, the war on Gaza entered its seventh month, with no indication of the hostilities ending soon.

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West Bank Situation Report

April 19, 2024

Due in part to the surge in violence in the final months of the year, 2023 was the
deadliest year for Palestinians in the West Bank since 2006.

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Gaza Situation Report

March 21, 2024

With humanitarian aid primarily funneled through Rafah, the potential repercussions of an Israeli ground incursion into the area loom large, leaving civilians to continue bearing the overwhelming and catastrophic suffering wrought by the ongoing conflict.

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Palestine Situation Report

February 16, 2024

Rafah, previously unilaterally declared a safe zone, is sheltering over 1.4 million displaced people from across Gaza who have fled the violence. The new offensive leaves no place for the displaced to flee.


Palestine Situation Report

January 12, 2024

Israel’s bombardment of Gaza continues into its 97th day, as rocket, air, and naval strikes continue to displace communities and destroy residential buildings and hospitals, including those in Gaza’s refugee camps.

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Palestine Situation Report

September 11, 2023

The humanitarian crisis in Palestine continues with an expansion of the blockade in Gaza and almost daily raids in the West Bank. Similar to last year, 2.1 million people in Palestine need humanitarian assistance. Settler violence in the West Bank continues to rise. Students are beginning the school year amid violent escalations and uncertainty. Unemployment remains high.


West Bank Situation Report

July 5, 2023

On July 3, Israeli forces began a raid on the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank, accompanied by forced evacuations of Palestinians from their homes and destruction of roads. It is the largest assault in the West Bank in two decades.

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West Bank Situation Report

June 20, 2023

Yesterday, Israeli forces conducted a raid on the Jenin refugee camp, killing four Palestinians. This is one in a series of raids in Jenin over the past six months. 

First page of Anera's situation report about the bombardment of Gaza that started on May 9, 2023.

Gaza Situation Report

May 12, 2023

This is the fourth day of bombing in Gaza . The ongoing escalations mark the heaviest fighting between Gaza and Israel since the August 2022 escalations that killed 49 Gazan residents. Due to dwindling fuel supplies, the countdown to shutting down the Gaza power station has begun, threatening a humanitarian, health, and environmental crisis. 

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Palestine Situation Report

April 7, 2023

In recent days, violence has increased markedly, including an Israeli raid on Al Aqsa Mosque, rockets fired from Gaza and Israeli missile strikes on multiple sites in Gaza. Violence and escalations are likely to continue in the coming weeks, increasing the need for medical aid, food, shelter, and hygiene supplies for displaced persons, and mental health and psychosocial support. Anera’s emergency response comes in addition to our ongoing programming, not at its expense.


Palestine Situation Report

February 1, 2023

In the first month of 2023, 35 Palestinians were killed, including multiple women and children. On January 26th, Israeli forces raided a refugee camp in the West Bank city of Jenin, killing 10 including an older woman. Another Palestinian was killed near Jerusalem the same day. This was one of the deadliest raids in the occupied West Bank in years. The following day, Israel bombed Gaza and a Palestinian shot and killed seven Israelis in a settlement occupied neighborhood of East Jerusalem.

First page of the situation report on the flooding in Gaza, December 2022.

Gaza Situation Report

December 28, 2022

On December 25 and 26, it rained heavily in Gaza, causing flooding which was exacerbated by Israeli forces opening the ducts in the dams east of Deir Al Balah. Homes and agricultural lands flooded. On December 26, the Israeli authorities further exacerbated the flooding by opening the ducts in the dams near Khan Younis. 

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Palestine Situation Report

November 3, 2022

There has been an escalation in violence and raids in the West Bank this fall. For Palestinians living in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, 2022 is the deadliest year since 2006. 

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Situation Report from Gaza

August 8, 2022

This report comes out one day after a ceasefire that ended three days of bombing in Gaza. Though the attacks were targeted, they led to many deaths and caused a lot of damage. They also ratcheted up the fear and trauma among Gaza's residents, who are still coping with the aftermath of the May 2021 bombardment.

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Situation Report from Palestine

June 21, 2022

One year after a ceasefire concluded the 11-day escalation of violence between Israel and Palestine on May 21, 2021, reconstruction efforts of destroyed and damaged houses in Gaza are still ongoing.

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Situation Report from Palestine

May 13, 2022

As we approach the anniversary of Israel’s creation on May 15 – known by Palestinians as the “Nakba” (Catastrophe) – violence and unrest continues to ramp up in Palestine, as it has throughout 2022.

First page of Anera's situation report from Palestine, March-April 2022

Situation Report from Palestine

April 7, 2022

With Ramadan underway, tensions in Palestine and Israel are on the rise. Celebrations and prayers are taking place under threats of violence and instability. The increased violence and food insecurity create unique challenges for Palestinian Muslims and Christians and threaten their ability to fully commemorate two of the holiest times of year.


Situation Report from Palestine

February 15, 2022

Palestinians in both the West Bank and Gaza continue to face challenges due to clashes
with security forces, increased poverty and food insecurity, and the COVID-19
pandemic. According to the UN OCHA Humanitarian Needs Overview for 2022, 2.1
million Palestinians are in need of assistance in 2022.


Gaza Flooding Situation Report

January 25, 2022

For the past two weeks, Gaza has faced frequent heavy rainfall that has caused
significant flooding throughout its governorates. The severe flooding has left thousands
of Gazans in dire need, damaged hundreds of homes, created sinkholes, and stopped
water pumps from working, leading to the flooding of roads.


Situation Report From Palestine

December 10, 2021

Palestine is showing signs of economic recovery as business activity continues to improve in the West Bank. However, unemployment in Gaza, already very high, has risen to 59%. The pervasive joblessness, combined with the impact of the May hostilities, is leading many to negative coping strategies.

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Situation Report From Palestine

September 16, 2021

The most recent reporting period saw the heaviest fighting and protests since May. Restrictions on bringing materials into Gaza loosened somewhat but continue to hinder reconstruction and development. COVID-19 cases are rising throughout Palestine as the delta variant spreads and Palestinians continue to protest in the West Bank and Gaza.

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Situation Report From Palestine

August 20, 2021

Palestinians face instability as a result of compounding crises, including COVID-19 and the destruction caused by the May 2021 hostilities. Some 8,200 persons remain displaced in Gaza. Sporadic conflict between Palestinian armed groups and Israeli forces continues to occur.

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Situation Report From Palestine

July 1, 2021

In Gaza, residents still suffer from the damage caused during the 11 days of airstrikes in May. Although crews repaired and reconnected most electricity feeder lines and networks, Gazans continue to experience daily electricity cuts at an average of 11 hours due to the lack of fuel for the Gaza power plant. Around 8,400 persons remain internally displaced, 213 of whom continue to shelter in two UNRWA schools.

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Situation Report From Palestine

June 7, 2021

Since the signing of the ceasefire on May 21, there have been no reports of violence in Gaza. In the West Bank, however, hostilities with Israeli forces have resulted in the death of two Palestinians following the ceasefire agreement. Anera's work continues across Palestine, from delivering medical aid to supporting women entrepreneurs. 

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Situation Report on the Emergency in Palestine

May 24, 2021

An update on the aftermath of the bombardment of Gaza, the situation in the West Bank, and the current challenges across Palestine, as well as new details on Anera’s response, including our partnership with World Central Kitchen to provide hot meals to displaced families, and the latest on our medical aid deliveries procured locally and through international donor shipments.

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Situation Report on the Emergency in Palestine

May 19, 2021

Critical supplies like food, water, and fuel are running low in Gaza, especially due to border closures. Damaged power lines have cut off 230,000 Palestinians from electricity, and those who do still have access are only receiving an average of four hours of power per day.

First page of Anera's May 12, 2021 report on the emergency situation in Palestine

Situation Report on the Emergency in Jerusalem and Gaza

May 12, 2021

What began as peaceful protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem angered by their treatment under occupation, has over the past five days boiled over into the largest conflagration of violence since the 2014 Gaza war, or even the 2000-2005 Second Intifada.

First page of a situation report on COVID-19 numbers and medical needs in the West Bank, Palestine, as of March 3, 2021.

Situation Report on the Emergency in Jerusalem and Gaza

May 12, 2021

What began as peaceful protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem angered by their treatment under occupation, has over the past five days boiled over into the largest conflagration of violence since the 2014 Gaza war, or even the 2000-2005 Second Intifada.

First page of a situation report on COVID-19 numbers and medical needs in the West Bank, Palestine, as of March 3, 2021.

West Bank COVID-19 Update

March 3, 2021

Authorities expect the delivery of 37,440 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to arrive sometime in March. Frontline health workers will be priority recipients for vaccination from these doses. A further allocation of 240,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will come in several more shipments.


Palestine COVID-19 Update

December 23, 2020

Even as immense progress toward a vaccine is being made, COVID-19 continues to spread across Palestine. Recent reports indicate that medical facilities in Gaza and the West Bank are dipping to critically low levels of essential items.

Anera's September situation report on COVID-19 in Gaza.

Gaza COVID-19 Update

September 29, 2020

As of September 29, Gaza has surpassed 2,900 cases, 21 of which have been fatal. While this makes for a very low fatality rate, the number of confirmed cases per day have risen significantly since the end of August.


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Lebanon Situation Report

May 23, 2024

Seventy five percent of children in Lebanon face the threat of poverty — a situation made worse by the escalation of hostilities since October 2023 — with every aspect of their lives severely affected. Civilian infrastructure, including schools and health facilities, has been destroyed, exacerbating lack of access to education, water, and healthcare.

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Lebanon Situation Report

April 24, 2024

The escalation of hostilities in recent weeks has led to a surge in civilian casualties in Lebanon, as clashes, once limited to the border, now extend to greater distances in both Lebanon and Israel. Israeli airstrikes targeted the northeastern Lebanese city of Baalbek on February 26th, approximately 75 km from the border, constituting Lebanon's deepest attack since the 2006 war.

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Lebanon Situation Report

March 5, 2024

Humanitarian organizations are struggling to deliver assistance to southern Lebanon, where security interference, road closures, and transportation interruptions limit access to goods and inflated prices. Multiple districts suffer from acute shortages in access to education, healthcare, electricity, and fuel services.


Lebanon Situation Report

January 31, 2024

Hostilities continue between Israel and armed groups in Lebanon. The confrontations on the border are the most violent between Israel and Hezbollah since their war in 2006 and have already littered the landscape with unexploded ordnance. The Israeli attacks have significantly impacted agriculture and tourism and displaced 83,117 people in Lebanon. Some 3.1 million people needed food assistance.

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Lebanon Situation Report

December 14, 2023

Reports indicate at least 101 people have been killed in Lebanon and 409 injured since the clashes with Israel began, including at least 15 civilian deaths. Displacement levels decreased slightly during the pause but have continued to rise in December since the hostilities resumed. Food security continues to be a struggle for many families in Lebanon. Thirty public schools in southern Lebanon have closed due to the clashes.

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Lebanon Situation Report

November 9, 2023

Since October 8, one day after Hamas fired rockets into Israel and war began in Gaza, Israel and Hezbollah have been exchanging fire across Lebanon’s southern border with Israel. Clashes have been constant since and increased in breadth, many families in the south of Lebanon evacuating the north.

First page of Anera's Lebanon Situation Report, September 15, 2023

Lebanon Situation Report

September 15, 2023

On September 7, clashes in Ein El Hilweh camp resumed after weeks of relative calm. Clashes reportedly cover a wider area than those in August, with four UNRWA schools at the center of the fighting.

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Lebanon Situation Report

August 7, 2023

Calm seems to have returned to Ein El Hilweh Palestinian camp, but the physical and emotional damage will take some time to repair. 


Lebanon Situation Report

May 31, 2023

Political gridlock has prevented the Lebanese Parliament from addressing the country’s multi-layered crisis through economic and political reform. Political divisions have also led to an increase in anti-refugee sentiment and deportations in recent months.

First page of Anera's April 2023 situation report from Lebanon.

Lebanon Situation Report

April 23, 2023

Over 80% of the population lives in poverty. The crisis has devastating effects on public services. Schools are struggling to operate. There are electricity and internet cuts, shortages in medicine and medical supplies, and the army and the social protection system are severely underfunded.


Lebanon Situation Report

January 13, 2023

The emergence of cholera in Lebanon for the first time in nearly three decades adds to the already serious hardships facing the country, including an economic crisis, water shortages, high food costs, and electricity cuts.

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Lebanon Situation Report

October 24, 2022

On October 6, 2022, the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health announced the first laboratory-confirmed case of cholera in Lebanon since 1993. Lebanon’s cholera outbreak was declared six weeks after the first case was reported in nearby Syria. A total of 239 cases have been confirmed in Lebanon.

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Lebanon Situation Report

June 17, 2022

The Lebanese government hopes a new loan deal from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) might pave the way for serious economic reform.

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Lebanon Situation Report

March 16, 2022

As a result of the deterioration of the economy in Lebanon, electricity is in short supply, and food insecurity continues to increase throughout the country. The economic crisis is compounded by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Lebanon Situation Report

December 21, 2021

As a result of the compounding crises, 78% of the Lebanese population and nearly all of the Syrian refugee population in Lebanon live in poverty. With the lifting of medicine subsidies, prices have skyrocketed. Drugs for depression and schizophrenia now cost three times as much, while one hypertension medicine costs nine times more.

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Lebanon Situation Report

October 28, 2021

As Lebanon’s currency rapidly devalued over the past few months, shortages of fuel have created significant challenges for the people of Lebanon. Since the formation of a new government on September 10, Lebanon has gradually lifted subsidies, resulting in several raises in the price of fuel. As a result, electricity cuts now last between 20 and 22 hours each day.

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Lebanon Situation Report

September 16, 2021

After 13 months of political deadlock, Lebanon formed a new government. Meanwhile, a recent UN policy brief reports that the multidimensional poverty rate in Lebanon has reached 82%. Some 54% of households now lack electricity entirely, while 52% of households in Lebanon are unable to obtain medicines. Almost 20% of the population are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Lebanon Situation Report

August 21, 2021

Another explosion happened in Lebanon, this time in Akkar, one of the poorest areas. Many people died and suffered terrible burns. This at a time when medical facilities are scarcely able to treat the victims. Though this is an isolated incident, its outcomes illustrate the larger challenges and ramifications associated with the economic crisis, political crisis, and shortages facing Lebanon.

Anera's Beirut blast situation report for the one year anniversary

Lebanon Situation Report

August 6, 2021

Things continue to deteriorate in Lebanon with medicines and fuel in short supply, currency devaluing, COVID-19 cases rising, and a water crisis looming. Read our report to learn more about what's happening and Anera's response.

Anera's Beirut blast situation report for the one year anniversary

Beirut Blast Situation Report

August 4, 2021

It has been a year since Beirut experienced one of the strongest explosions in human history. This report gives a quick overview of what Anera has done in Beirut over the past 12 months. 

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Lebanon Situation Report

July 16, 2021

Lebanon currently faces one of the worst economic and financial crises anywhere on the planet. Lebanon’s GDP contracted 6.7% in 2019 and 20.3% in 2020, and in 2021, the GDP is expected to contract 9.5%.

First page of Anera's situation report from Jordan on COVID vaccinations.

COVID-19 Situation Report

March 25, 2021

In the middle of an economic and political crisis, Lebanon is also faced with steadily increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases. The number of new infections regularly surpasses 2,000 people each day.

Anera's Beirut Response Situation Report for December 10, 2020

Beirut Blast Situation Report

December 10, 2020

Anera either delivered or going through the clearance process in Beirut​. One recent shipment contained a vital chemotherapy drug and another included COVID-19 antibody tests.

Anera's COVID November situation report for Lebanon

Lebanon COVID-19 Update

November 23, 2020

As of November 23rd, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 117,517 people, while the number of newly confirmed cases per day regularly lands between 1,500 and 2,000.

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Beirut Blast Situation Report

November 17, 2020

The blast affected some 70,000 homes and small businesses across Beirut. Families are still striving to get back into their homes. And winter is coming.

Anera's October situation report on COVID-19 in Lebanon.

Lebanon COVID-19 Update

October 6, 2020

In the past two months, Lebanon has experienced an extreme growth in COVID-19 cases, surpassing 40,000 cases and 400 deaths. Over 1,000 new cases have been reported each day since September 24.

Anera's Beirut Response Situation Report for September 2, 2020

Beirut Blast Situation Report

September 2, 2020

One month after the explosion that rocked Beirut, the city is still struggling to rebuild and recover. Anera's community of donors has so far given $1.88 million to help provide relief to injured and displaced families.


Beirut Blast Situation Report

August 25, 2020

80% of what Lebanon consumes comes in through imports and 60% of those came through the Port of Beirut, which is no longer operating. Resources will therefore become scarcer and more expensive.


Beirut Blast Situation Report

August 10-11

Anera’s Lebanon team completed an impact assessment to identify the most urgent needs facing the victims of the explosion. Based on the data, Anera has prioritized shelter, food, and health as key areas of response.


Beirut Blast Situation Report

August 8, 2020

This is the first in a series of one-page reports that give a big picture summary of what's happening in Beirut and what Anera is doing to respond to the situation.



Jordan Situation Report

June 11, 2024

Syrian refugees in Jordan face significant financial challenges and limited access to essential resources. Over 90% of Syrian refugee families in Jordan are in debt, with 28% resorting to borrowing money for food. 

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Jordan Situation Report

April 24, 2024

The war on Gaza continues to impact Jordan's economy severely. Unemployment persists at elevated levels, with rates standing at 23% for Jordanians, and higher for refugees. Among the most impacted are youth, with an unemployment rate of 46%, and women, with a rate of 31%. 

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Jordan Situation Report

January 30, 2024

The lives of vulnerable refugees have become increasingly difficult over the past several months, notably in the form of heightened food insecurity in refugee camps.


Jordan Situation Report

October 6, 2023

The average amount of debt held by refugees in Jordan has increased significantly over the past year. Funding shortages led to scaled back food assistance for 465,000 refugees, the majority of whom are Syrian. Cuts reduced assistance by one-third for refugees living both in and outside of camps.

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Jordan Situation Report

February 3, 2023

Jordan currently hosts over 670,000 refugees from Syria, and 80,000 more refugees from other countries. Over 85% of Syrians lived in rented accommodations. Due to a lack of funding and unstable conditions, refugees and vulnerable communities are struggling economically from unemployment as well as from issues of food security, water scarcity and sporadic violence.

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Jordan Situation Report

March 22, 2022

While COVID-19 continues to spread throughout Jordan, already vulnerable populations face increased threats to their education, food security, health, and overall wellness.


Jordan Situation Report

December 14, 2021

Jordan is now in the midst of a third wave of COVID-19. In addition, Jordan faces a water crisis due to delayed seasonal rainfall and dangerously low water levels in the country’s largest dam.


Jordan Situation Report

October 13, 2021

Jordan has lifted pandemic lockdown policies. However, COVID continues to seriously impact the economy, education and food security. Anera is responding through its medical donations program and pilot educational laptop initiatives.

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Jordan Situation Report

August 11, 2021

Vaccination rates not related to COVID-19 now cover 95% of children, and rates of maternal and child mortality decreased. However, poorer mothers and children are at a greater risk for premature death due to socioeconomic inequalities that affect access to and quality of healthcare.

First page of Anera's situation report from Jordan on COVID vaccinations.

Jordan COVID-19 Situation Report

March 23, 2021

Jordan finds itself in a critical health situation in terms of the rapid increase in daily infections, the death toll, hospital occupancy rates and citizens’ adherence to COVID-19 precautionary measures.


Jordan COVID-19 Situation Report

January 13, 2021

As of January 13, 2021, Jordan has experienced 309,846 cumulative COVID-19 cases and 4,076 deaths, with 1,176 confirmed new cases of COVID-19 that day.