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20 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Residents and the Lebanese authorities continue to look for people who are reportedly trapped in the mountainous in freezing temperatures after at least 12 Syrians died in Eastern Lebanon.
09 Jan 2018 description
Seven years into the crisis, Syrian refugees in Lebanon are more reliant than ever on international aid – amid an uncertain outlook for humanitarian funding in 2018.
22 Dec 2017 description
The programme targets the most vulnerable families with a mixture of cash assistance, building materials, and distributions of winter items including blankets, heaters and clothes.
19 Dec 2017 description
report European Commission
The funded projects will support the country's electoral reform process, enhance the waste management sector, and foster socio-economic development along the Litani River Basin.
12 Dec 2017 description
The plan aims to bring together the vital efforts of some 270 humanitarian and development partners, in support of national efforts, to ensure refugees and host communities receive the support they desperately need.
24 Oct 2017 description
In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, UNICEF will support enrollment in public schools for both vulnerable Lebanese and refugee children.
05 Oct 2017 description
The report by Handicap International is based on a survey of 205 Syrian refugees in Lebanon and in-depth interviews with 14 Syrian women refugees.
28 Aug 2017 description
For six years, tensions have simmered as 1.5 million Syrians poured into Lebanon, equal to around a quarter of its population and the refugees have faced waves of hostility.
19 Jul 2017 description
Amnesty urges parties to Arsal security operation "to prioritize the protection of Lebanese residents as well as Syrian refugees in the area and to refrain from using lethal force" if at all possible.
27 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN
The vast majority of refugee children attending Lebanese public schools are relegated to a "second shift," hampering both their education and integration with the local community.
06 Jun 2017 description
UNHCR said that without urgent additional funding, some 60,000 Syrian refugee families will be cut from monthly cash assistance programmes in Lebanon and Jordan as early as July.
09 May 2017 description
An estimated 10,500 Syrian refugees were ordered to leave their camp in the Bekaa Valley, which is home to more than 300,000 refugees. They have no alternative accommodation.
03 May 2017 description
WFP provides monthly life-saving food assistance to more than four million people each month inside Syria. In Lebanon, almost 700,000 Syrian refugees receive food assistance through an electronic voucher system.
03 Apr 2017 description
As hosting more than one million Syrians is straining Lebanon's limited resources, the international community must prevent 'hospitality fatigue', the Humanitarian Coordinator says.
29 Mar 2017 description
In Lebanese camps, women are creating and selling dolls that tell individual refugees' stories; the proceeds go to the people behind the stories back in Syria.
01 Feb 2017 description
According to a UNFPA survey covering some 2,400 refugee women and girls living in Western Bekaa, more than a third of those surveyed between the ages of 20 and 24 had been married before reaching age 18.
25 Jan 2017 description
report The Guardian
When families can’t afford the basics, sending children out to work is one potentially dangerous way they try to cope. They also exhaust savings, sell any property in Syria, and fall into debt.
16 Dec 2016 description
The crisis in Syria is well into its sixth year, and Lebanon continues to host over one million Syrian refugees. Families have exhausted their limited resources, and are having to adapt to survive on the bare minimum.
06 Oct 2016 description
As the new school year kicks off in Lebanon, 158,000 Syrian children will attend classes – more than in any previous school year since the start of the crisis, although still short of targets.
29 Sep 2016 description
report World Bank
“Our objective is to make sure that these (out-of-school) kids, who have done nothing to find themselves in this abysmal situation, will not turn into a lost generation,” said Ferid Belhaj of the World Bank.