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EBRD and UK to tackle refugee crisis in Jordan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the government of the United Kingdom (UK) are working together to strengthen Jordan’s resilience to the refugee crisis which is having a great impact on the relatively small country.

The UK, through its Department for International Development (DFID), is providing an initial £5 million grant to co-finance a recently approved EBRD investment worth up to €180 million to support the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) in implementing a comprehensive solid waste programme designed to cope with the crisis.

The UK grant is part of a larger contribution worth £30 million focusing on strengthening Jordan’s capacity to cope with the inflow of refugees...

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