Jordan has moved into the second year of the COVID-19 crisis. The lockdowns, the global economic slowdown, trade disruptions, and the suspension of international travel have “exacerbated existing structural weaknesses in the economy and unresolved social challenges and put pressure on the country’s fragile macroeconomic stance.” Assessments conducted during the first wave of the pandemic revealed that employment losses and income reductions due to restrictions had had significant effects on households in governorates of Jordan.

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