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LSN Jordan
JordanLSN Jordan was established in Amman in, April, 1999, and is notable for being the first amputee peer support group in the Middle East. LSN-Jordan works with civilian landmine survivors and people with limb loss in Amman, Irbid, Ramtha, Mafraq, Zarqa, Ajloun and Jarash, and with military survivors throughout the country.

LSN-Jordan has assisted more than 1,300 landmine survivors and people with limb loss. In addition to peer support, the Jordan Network is working with other disability organizations to raise awareness of the general public and local governments of the issues facing people with disabilities, and to enforce local laws that will protect these rights.

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan is the International Patron and Honorary Chair of LSN.

Population: 5,611,202
Capital:  Amman
Area:  92,300 sq km
GDP per capita:  $4,300
Life expectancy:  78.06
Unemployment rate:  estimated 25-30%
Literacy rate:  91.3%
Percentage under poverty line:  30%

LSN-Jordan At-a-Glance
Case load: 1,350  
Avg. no. of peer support visits/year : 3,130  
Small businesses supported: 88

Network Contact information
7th circle, behind C Town Store
3rd AlTabasheer Street, building #9.
Amman 11191

Director: Adnan Al Aboudi
Phone: 962 6 582 7560
Fax: 962 6 582 7561

Mr. Adnan Al Aboudi is the Director of LSN-Jordan. He lost both legs to a car accident in 1989. All network peer support staff are amputees.

LSN’s work in Jordan is supported by generous donations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the governments of Canada and Norway, Dorot Foundation, Helen Boyle, U.S. State Department, General Motors, and the Princess of Wales Memorial Fund.

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