Between Local Patronage Relationships and Securitization: The Conflict Context in the Bekaa Region (Conflict Analysis Report, January 2015)

from UN Development Programme
Published on 16 Jan 2015 View Original

This report provides an analytical summary of the conflict context in the Bekaa region of Lebanon, with a focus on the relationships between the Syrian refugees and the Lebanese host communities in the Baalbeck-Hermel area. It is based on a socio-political qualitative assessment and a conflict analysis that are primarily based on experiences and perspectives of key informants as well as Lebanese and Syrian residents of the Bekaa.