YMCA Jordan

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The YMCA has been operating in Jordan since 1961, initially under the direction of the World Alliance of YMCAs. In 1982, it became a branch of East Jerusalem YMCA. In 1988, it was established as an independent Jordanian YMCA, following Jordan’s relinquishing all responsibilities for the West Bank- in July 1988. The YMCA of Jordan continued its work with the Palestinian refugees in Jordan. The YMCA’s efforts have been dedicated to serving disadvantaged and poor populations of Jordan, mainly in the refugee camps.