The Crisis in Jordan

Under normal circumstances, you can throw away a bag of chips, flush the toilet without a second thought, or head to the store knowing that you will probably find what you need.

But in times of crisis, things that were once certain are called into question. In Mafraq, a city in northern Jordan, designated dumps can no longer hold the amount of trash being generated. The sewage system is dangerously strained, pumping thousands of tons of waste beyond its capacity. Items that once filled the shelves are suddenly scarce. 

In addition, families are struggling to meet basic...MORE

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