JORD is a national, humanitarian, independent, and non-profit organization, was established in 2012,
working in the fields of humanitarian relief, development, education, livelihood, child protection, and Syrian missing persons. JORD’s activities and projects service for the Syrian refugees, Iraqi displaced persons, and host community people in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
JORD obtained the legal license from the Directorate of Non-Governmental Organizations (DNGOs) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on 5/6/2013.
JORD is the first Syrian organization obtained the license from DNGOs in Erbil – Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
JORD’s activities are limited to the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, especially
Erbil and Duhok governorates with a range of relief activities inside Syria.
JORD is currently planning to work inside Syria, it has got the and opened a branch for JORD in the northeastern region of Syria – Qamishli.
Educated, Resilient, and solidarity societies, that live in dignity, exercise their rights and perform their duties.
We work to serve the communities and participate in the development of individuals’ skills by providing educational services, developmental awareness programs and relief activities.
We exist to provide education and protection for children, and to rehabilitate and build the capacities of adolescents and youth through a scientific methodology and creative tools, and in order to secure the basic needs of those in need, provide them with livelihoods, and preserve their dignity wherever they are .
A person who is capable of driving human values contributes to building an adult society.
We learn from all available sources, benefit from our experiences, and constantly develop our work .
JORD has been running, since 2013 the education in emergencies, and community centers, targeting Syrian refugees, Iraqi displaced, and host community families and children in both Erbil and Duhok governorates.
At the beginning of its establishment, JORD targeted Syrian refugees in Kurdistan inside the camps and outside the camps, then it has included the displaced Iraqis for its activities and services since 2015 then JORD has been targeting all communities in Iraqi Kurdistan on the basis of need since 2016.
The activities, projects, and services of the organization target males and females and take care of children through the provision of education services and child protection programs. The organization also targets adolescents, youth, women, and men.
The values that govern the work of the organization in all its dimensions
We do the work with perfection and we work to add value with a self-motivation to gain distinction .
We believe that we are one team and we have a collective responsibility to make the work successful and achieve our common vision .
We engage in dialogue, accept differences and resolve them, take into account the privacy of others, human dignity is preserved regardless of belief and culture .
We are committed to carrying out our work honestly according to plan, with transparency and credibility among team members and towards stakeholders .
The main humanitarian sectors which JORD works on are the following:
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