Into Za’atari: French Streets in Jordan’s Largest Refugee Camp
10AM, Saturday, September 14
The shops are opening on Les Champs Élysées. The street full of shops and fruits stalls is named after France’s Champs Élysées, one of the world’s busiest avenue. About 3000 businesses have opened in Za’atari, according UNHCR. Almost all of them are run by men.
We’re spending all the daylight hours this weekend in Za’atari, now the 5th largest city in Jordan with over 140 000 people living inside. The conditions of life are tough, especially for women, children and elders. Together our team are meeting with families and officials of the NGOs to gather more information, video-report, photograph, and collect oral histories for its multi-media product.