13 Rahab Al Jamal is one of 17 midwives working in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, where 100 to 200 women each day, most of them refugees from the Syrian civil war, go into labour under less-than-optimum circumstances. “We have to support mothers during delivery in extremely hard conditions,” she reports. Ms. Al Jamal also provides consultations on family planning methods and offers pre- and post-natal care to women at the camp.

13 Rahab Al Jamal is one of 17 midwives working in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, where 100 to 200 women each day, most of them refugees from the Syrian civil war, go into labour under less-than-optimum circumstances. “We have to support mothers during delivery in extremely hard conditions,” she reports. Ms. Al Jamal also provides consultations on family planning methods and offers pre- and post-natal care to women at the camp.