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  • Pharmacists Facing Coronavirus… Selling Masks, But Cannot Secure Them for Themselves

    Pharmacists Facing Coronavirus… Selling Masks, But Cannot Secure Them for Themselves   Shifa Qudah   Lujain, a pharmacist, heads to self isolation in her room once she is home in an attempt to avoid mingling with her family members, especially the elderly. She misses social and family life, due to the nature of her work

  • In the Face of Unemployment … Jordanians Slide into Poverty due to Coronavirus

    In the Face of Unemployment … Jordanians Slide into Poverty due to Coronavirus Ohoud Mohsen *   Adel, a Jordanian in his forties, awaits the press briefing of the Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Al-Adayleh, every night, to find out the latest developments about the imposition of the prevailing curfew in the country,

  • How Are Medical Personnel Challenging The Coronavirus Crisis? Doctors Tell Their Own Stories

    How Are Medical Personnel Challenging The Coronavirus Crisis? Doctors Tell Their Own Stories “White Lab Coats” in the face of the pandemic… psychological and social repercussions imposed by Coronavirus Shifa Al Qudah *   Amman – “An elderly woman died in March of Coronavirus. We were around her. She was alone, while her children were

  • How do Irbid Isolated Villages Live in the Time of Coronavirus?

    How do Irbid Isolated Villages Live in the Time of Coronavirus? Ahmed Bani Hani   Irbid – On March 26, the government announced a number of additional precautions to stop the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, which was to isolate the Irbid governorate from the rest of the Jordanian governorates, in addition to isolating seven

  • Egyptian Day Laborers … Suffering Aggravated by Coronavirus Outbreak

    Egyptian Day Laborers … Suffering Aggravated by Coronavirus Outbreak Hammam Al-Es’es * Egyptian worker, Malak (51), did not earn a single penny in 22 days. His case is shared with almost every Egyptian migrant worker in Jordan. Most of them are day laborers; one of the groups most affected by the consequences of the Coronavirus

  • Home Schooling in Syrian Refugee Camps

    Distance Education in Syrian Refugee Camps Al Ghad – Amman By Ahmad Malkawi Originally published on Al Ghad Newspaper, in Arabic. Nearly 2000 informal students in Zaatari and Azraq camps for Syrian refugees are now attending classes through the ‘Whatsapp’ phone application along with their teachers who have been running an educational program initiated by ‘Relief

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