Archive | September, 2007

Displaced Iraqi children heading back to school in Jordan

© UNICEF/NYHQ2007-2319/Michael Kamber</br>Children attend class in a school in disrepair and has only the most basic supplies.

© UNICEF/NYHQ2007-2319/Michael KamberChildren attend class in a school in disrepair and has only the most basic supplies.

By Hind-Lara Mango

AMMAN, Jordan, 10 September 2007 – The Ikzaz family has been living in Jordan since 2004, when they fled Iraq as a result of ongoing violence there. As refugees, they are sustained only by the goodwill of their neighbour, Um Jum’a. Without her help, the Ikzaz family would have no food, clothes or shelter.

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