A Syrian refugee unchains his bike at a UNHCR distribution site in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp, some six miles from Jordan's northern city of Mafraq. February 2016.
A Syrian refugee looks on while being registered with the Norwegian Refugee Council for services in Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp, six miles from Jordan's northern city of Mafraq, in February 2015.
A Syrian child runs through a temporary shelter inside Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp, where vulnerable families wait for assistance upon arriving in the camp. February 2016.
A man rests along a fence in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp, some six miles from the country's northern city of Mafraq. February 2016.
A Syrian refugee pauses at work inside a bakery in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp, February 2016.
Syrian refugees sit on wheelbarrows at the entrance of Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp. The camp's population has swelled since small numbers of the refugees began fleeing to neighboring Jordan in 2012, with some 75,000 living there in 2015, according to UNHCR figures. February 2016.
A refugee gets a haircut in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp. Since its inception in 2012, the camp has swelled to house some 75,000 Syrians. February 2016.
A child walks through a wedding dress shop in the central market of Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp, October 2015.
A child waits at the entrance of Zaatari's bus loading zone. Beginning in the summer of 2015, daily buses leaving the camp were taking some 200 Syrians back across the border into the war-torn country, as refugees planned to either remain in Syria or attempt the dangerous journey to Europe. October 2015.
Children watch TV after being relocated to a small apartment on the outskirts of Jordan's northern city of Irbid. More than two-thirds of Jordan's 1.4 million Syrians reside in the country's urban areas.
A refugee carries water back to her family's caravan in Jordan's Azraq Refugee Camp for Syrians, opened May 2014 in the country's eastern desert province and camp namesake, Azraq. Unlike Zaatari's chaotic, impromptu inception, Azraq's development was preplanned by the UNHCR as an humanitarian response to increasing numbers of refugees. See more at Al Jazeera. June 2015.
Azraq residents wash blankets outside their metal shelters. Residents say scalding summer temperatures, high food prices and the lack of electricity make the desert camp a harsh option to sustain. June 2014.
Residents of Jordan's Azraq Refugee Camp for Syrians fill water jugs at one of the camp's pumps. Located in a remote stretch of desert some 50 miles east of the capital Amman, the camp was build in 2014 to eventually house up to 200,000 Syrian refugees. But over two years since its inception, the camp's population has barely reached 20,000. June 2015.
Azraq residents say the camp's lack of electricity and remote location, coupled with soaring desert temperatures, the last resort. See more at aljazeera.com.
A Syrian child looks out from his family's tent in an informal tent settlement near the northern Jordanian city of Mafraq. July 2015.
A girl from the western Syrian city of Hama adjusts a scarf in an apartment in the outskirts of Beirut, Lebanon, where she and her mother fled following violence in Hama in 2012.
Zaatari camp residents watch as family members load onto buses headed out of the camp and back to Syria. October 2015.
Syrian children play inside an informal tent settlement near the northern Jordanian city of Mafraq. July 2015.