The Global IDP Database of the Norwegian
Refugee Council has now posted a country profile on internal displacement
in Lebanon. A summary is presented below. The complete profile can be accessed
or sent to you by e-mail on request (email@example.com).
During the Lebanese civil war (1975-1990),
almost a third of the population, both Christian and Muslim, were displaced
at one point. About 450,000 persons had not returned to their former home