Video: What Trump’s UNFPA Cuts Mean for Syrian Refugees in Jordan

The Trump administration has cut funding to the UNFPA, which provides health services to Syrian refugees in Jordan. For Sultana, that could mean an end to vital treatment for PTSD.

Written by Elspeth Dehnert Published on Read time Approx. 1 minutes

Thousands of Syrian women now living as refugees in Jordan are reliant on healthcare centers supported by the United Nations Population Fund for treatments such as counseling and reproductive health. But U.S. President Donald Trump has cut funding to the body, putting the future of many of these centers at risk. News Deeply met one Syrian woman who says the treatment she has received at the Madaba center transformed her life, and worries what will happen to her and her family if it is forced to close down.

This story originally appeared on Women & Girls

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