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October 2020

Domestic lockdowns, the global economic slowdown and trade disruptions is likely to have a sizable impact on Jordan's economy.

A view of the residential area buildings of the city of Amman, the capital and largest city of Jordan.
US$8.8 million Top-Up Grant

The grant will contribute to offset the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the delivery of municipal services in Jordan.


Female labor force participation in the Mashreq is exceptionally low, a problem likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic.

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Saroj Kumar Jha

Regional Director for the Mashreq

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