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UNIFIL: Raising Mine Awareness In Lebanon
Description: United Nations - One of the most important tasks of UNIFIL (the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) is demining on the line of withdrawal between Lebanon and Israel, known as the “Blue Line.” As part of its mine awareness campaign, UNIFIL invited local students to learn about landmines and the mission’s demining work. UN in Action: Episode #1550 Script (Pdf): http://www.un.org/webcast/pdfs/unia1550escript.pdf
  22 May 2017   3m22s 17 447 0
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Refugee children in Lebanon bust a move!
Description: Syrian refugees and the host community in Lebanon come together in community centres around the country to participate in activities and access services. Mona and Ahmad are outreach volunteers with UNHCR, and support their Syrian refugee community by organising activities in the Mazbout community centre in Mount Lebanon. The centre caters to all age groups; Ahmad, Qusai and Mohammed are three kids who come together in the same centre to learn how to breakdance. With support from EU Humanitarian Aid and other donors, UNHCR has been able to supports 82 community and social development centres across Lebanon. These have benefitted over 65 000 refugees in 2016, and the Lebanese host community. Video by UNHCR
  22 May 2017   2m28s 3 27 0
Witnessing our work with Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Description: Máiréad Collins has visited Lebanon and seen for herself the impact Christian Aid's work is having on refugees from the devastating conflict in Syria. Christian Aid was set up after World War II to help displaced people in Europe. Since then - and thanks to generations of supporters - we've been there for many of the world's poorest and most marginalised communities as they've struggled against adversity. Please give what you can this Christian Aid Week by going to http://caweek.org Thank you.
  08 May 2017   2m6s 4 286 0
Educating refugee kids in Lebanon
Description: Having fled disaster and conflict and forced to seek refuge in nearby Lebanon, these young Syrian refugees are unable to access formal schooling. Through Christian Aid partners, JCC, we’re managing to keep their dreams of an education alive. To learn more - or support Christian Aid Week 2017 - go to http://caweek.org
  06 May 2017   2m20s 5 961 0
“Each doll holds the name of the person whose story it carries.”
Description: In April last year, the Mousalli family – a Lebanese father, Syrian mother, and their daughters Marianne and Melina – decided to bring the stories and dreams of Syrian mothers in war-torn Aleppo closer to the world. Through a relative who remains in Syria, they collect the stories of ordinary Syrians, then turn them into sketches and have them embroidered onto cotton dolls by Syrian refugee women. “Each doll holds the name of the person whose story it carries,” Entitled ‘The Ana Collection’ – the word ‘Ana’ means ‘me’ in Arabic – the project seeks to address the hidden pain of Syrians who remain inside a country ravaged by war, through art and self-expression. www.unhcr.org/news/stories/2017/3/58d90a044/handmade-dolls-bring-hidden-tales-war-torn-syria-life.html Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  29 Mar 2017   2m18s 29 1167 0
How can education support peace in Lebanon?
Description: International Alert held a conference in Beirut to discuss the power of education to improve peaceful relations in Lebanon, which is facing growing pressures and tensions because of the Syrian refugee crisis. Watch panellists Rania Zakhia, Education Specialist at UNICEF Lebanon, and our lead Researcher Lana Khattab share some insights from our upcoming report on the links between education and social stability. We also hear from our Middle East and North Africa Programmes Manager Rebecca Crozier. One of the key findings is that non-formal education programmes, particularly community-based initiatives with longer-term funding, are vital to improving relations among and between children and their families.
  24 Mar 2017   1m14s 2 128 0
Lebanon: Rebuilding lives through physical rehabilitation
Description: “We didn’t hear the sound of the plane. My sister fell somewhere. I stood my ground and so it hit me”, remembers 6 year old Shahed. Her family fled from Syria to Lebanon, where she is now receiving treatment at the ICRC Weapon Traumatology Treatment Centre. Shahed tells her story in our video.
  22 Mar 2017   1m49s 4 150 0
David Miliband Visits Syrian Children Helped In Lebanon
Description: There are more than 1.5 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon. More than half of Syrian children in Lebanon don’t attend school. This year the IRC will support 7,000 Syrian children in Lebanon with their education. The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. DONATE NOW:http://bit.ly/2lXbMPx LEARN MORE https://www.rescue.org/ https://twitter.com/theirc https://www.facebook.com/InternationalRescueCommittee https://www.instagram.com/theirc/
  14 Mar 2017   1m20s 3 428 0
Helping refugees survive winter in Lebanon
Description: This winter, as freezing cold gripped Lebanon and other countries sheltering Syrian refugees, you helped UNHCR provide life-saving support to families in desperate need. You have helped keep refugees in Lebanon warm with thermal blankets, tarpaulins, shelter insulation, heaters, stoves, and cash assistance to buy fuel for heating and other winter essentials. Thank you for your support. www.donate.unhcr.org Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  14 Mar 2017   1m33s 815 0
"We don’t want to speak of nationalities, we are all equal in humanity."
Description: "I call on people to believe in humanitarian work and do what they can to help." Mohamad and his mother in Lebanon are using their own money to buy medical equipment for Syrian refugees who can’t afford treatment. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  14 Mar 2017   1m23s 11 333 0
Lebanon: increasing access to water in the Bekaa and North Lebanon
Description: With Lebanon hosting more than 1 million Syrian refugees, local resources and public infrastructure are overstretched. Less than 30 per cent of refugees have access to safe drinking water. With the support of the European Union, UNHCR is upgrading the water supply infrastructure in nine communities in North Lebanon and the Bekaa, which are hosting large numbers of refugees. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at drozditb@unhcr.org or tibaw@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at http://UNHCR.org Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  03 Mar 2017   2m45s 9 533 0
In Their Own Words and Voices
Description: Organization for Migration (IOM) launches the documentary “In Their Own Words and Voices”. The documentary displays the positive impact of Kuwait’s generous contributions to IOM operations aiming to alleviate the suffering of those in distress. The documentary was filmed in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Kuwait over a period of 6 month
  22 Feb 2017   56m58s 2 257 0