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After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan’s national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.
Jordan has become one of the world’s first countries to start COVID-19 vaccinations for refugees, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, reports today.
UNHCR’s Mike Woodman explains how the organization is working to ensure millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide are protected from the COVID-19 virus.