The story behind the first refugee camp on Twitter

Naserddine Touaibia works in Zaatari, the Jordan based camp that is home to 81,000 Syrian refugees.As part of her role, the UNHCR worker helps run the camp’s Twitter account.

Speaking to, Touaibia said the camp was the first to have a presence on the social media site after joining in October 2013, adding that it helped to remind people of the ongoing crisis with Syrian refugees.

Follow @ZaatariCamp