Over 200,000 Palestinian refugees are enrolled in elementary through secondary school in Jordan. UNRWA provides support to these populations and runs a number of schools throughout Jordan.
Droughts and Extreme Heat: These two natural disasters are becoming more common in Jordan as the climate changes. Temperatures are rising and water is becoming scarcer, causing the two phenomenon to intensity.
Earthquakes and Volcanoes: Jordan is located on the Dead Sea Transform (DST) fault, hence there are periodic earthquakes in the country. There are also volcanic fields located in Harrat al-Sham, in northeastern Jordan.
Flooding and Landslides: Flooding, particularly flash floods, and landslides are common natural hazards in Jordan. Please monitor the local news for relevant information.
Jordan's Ministry of Education's website provides detailed information about the system's organization, mission, annual statistics, and policies in both English and Arabic. Resources are available to those at all levels of education -- students, parents, and educators. The Darsak Platform is a free online learning environment for students in Jordan created to lessen barriers for those wanting to continue their education from home.
UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, provides detailed reports on countries based on their Sustainable Development Goals. Statistical data is also available for: Education and Literacy, Science Technology and Innovation, and Culture.
For more information about the history and cultural norms of India search the library's catalog.
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