International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Enhancing Economic Prospects: Resolving Challenges Faced by Syrian Refugees in Jordan
Rasha Istaiteyeh

Entering its tenth year, the ongoing conflict in Syria has developed into a colossal humanitarian crisis, encompassing one of the most substantial challenges worldwide. The Syrian civil war has forced millions of civilians to flee their homes, seeking safety in neighboring countries such as Jordan.Due to the absence of favorable circumstances, it is probable that the majority of Syrian refugees will continue to stay in host countries such as Jordan for the foreseeable future. The prolonged displacement could impose substantial economic burden on the host countries. The Hashemite regime needs to address the economic and legal implications arising from this emerging reality. The researcher proposed 3 practical and innovative solutions to support refugee livelihoods and promote the well-being of refugees, including 1) converting refugee camps into Special Economic Zones (SEZs),2) establishing refugee entrepreneurship, and 3) helping refugees obtaining equivalence of certificates.

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