UNICEF Continues Outreach to Vulnerable Youth in Jordan

    UNICEF and Jordan’s Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation signed the 2010 work plan for an ongoing UNICEF program that provides quality education and psychosocial therapy to vulnerable Iraqi and Jordanian children living in the country, the Jordan Times reports.

    The plan allocates USD12.3 million for the program’s 2010 operations. Jordan Times reports that USD6.4 million of the budget is already funded while the remaining USD5.9 million will be raised within the year.

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