Jordanian King Hussein at Amman Airfield, Jordan. The King arrives at the airfield to board the aircraft, for a European trip. Other dignitaries at the airport with the king. Aircraft taxis and takes off from the runway.
A small boy walking in front of 7 camels along a dusty road in Amman, Transjordan (under British mandate for Palestine; later Amman Jordan). They move suddenly and startle the boy. He poses for the camera as the camels pass. Then he runs away with another boy. Views of Amman, from overlooking hilltop. Inhabitants engaged in ordinary pursuits. Several cars on the road. Merchants with goods in burlap bags, and on carts. A fuel truck and a car drive past the camera. A small contingent of policemen stand in formation.
President Gamal Abdel Nasser, of Egypt, escorts Nuri as-Said, Premier of Iraq, inspecting honor guard at airport, in Cairo, Egypt. Iraqi DC-6 Aircraft with Iraqi flag on tail,in background. View of Amman Airport in Jordan. Officials gather to greet arriving Arab leaders,as they deplane from a Saudi Arabian DC-6 with Saudi Arabian insignia on its tail. Among those deplaning are King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, who holds the arm of Shukri al-Quwatli, President of Syria, as they walk together towards the Amman airport terminal building.
View of the city of Amman, Jordan. United Nations experts look at the documents on the hood of car. Refugees live in caves of Roman ruins. Refugee wears his best clothes and descends from stairs. Children study in a make shift classroom outside a tent. Women walk with water cans on their heads. Man sprays DDT in the tents to avoid spreading of malaria. Woman tends to her sick child in a tent. Children suffer from malnutrition.
Refugee children are vaccinated against Malaria and typhoid by doctors in Amman, Jordan. Older men and women wait for vaccination. Group of patients lie on beds in hospital tents.
Palestinian Arab Refugees pray at refugee camps in Amman, Jordan. Patients lie on hospital beds. Men carry dead body. Doctor checks infant seated on mother's lap. Scenes of various refugees in the camp. A woman in a studio talks about the plight of these refugees and appeals for aid. Scenes of aid from the American Middle East Relief Incorporated programs, with aid goods being delivered to refugees from the back of trucks.