With the Gulf crisis of 1991, some 300,000 Jordanians, overwhelmingly of Palestinian origin, "returned" from Kuwait to Jordan, where their repatriation both strained resources and stimulated the economy. Initiatives to help the returnees-both by the government and the UN Compensation Commission-ultimately proved less effective than the returnees' own efforts. While there are a number of obstacles to integration into Jordan, including attitudes among the returnees, the long-term prospects for such integration seem promising.
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Research Article| April 01 1999
From Kuwait to Jordan: The Palestinians' Third Exodus
Journal of Palestine Studies (1999) 28 (3): 37–51.
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Yann Le Troquer, Rozenn Hommery al-Oudat; From Kuwait to Jordan: The Palestinians' Third Exodus. Journal of Palestine Studies 1 April 1999; 28 (3): 37–51. doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2538306
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