Jordan has become the home for hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees who have poured into the country following wars that have plagued Jordan and its neighboring nations since 1948. Cheap Jordan Shoes, During the Arab-Israeli war of 1948 to 1949, Jordan took in an estimated 100,000 Palestinian refugees. After the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967, Jordan experienced another influx of refugees. Since then, the country has received a steady number of refugees fleeing ongoing hostilities west of the Jordan River. Today, Jordan hosts about 1.7 million Palestinian refugees, 293,215 of whom live in the country's ten UNRWA-run camps.
Ten official Palestinian refugee camps exist in Jordan. Beginning in 1949, four of the camps were set up on the east bank of the Jordan River; the remaining six were erected after the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. Jordans for sale, All of these camps are located on the outskirts of major cities. In addition, the Jordanian government recognizes three neighborhoods, one each in Amman, az-Zarqa, and Madaba, as camps, but the UNRWA considers these "unofficial" camps. http://www.newjordanstrade.com
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