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Lebanon: UN Inter-Agency Response for Syrian Refugees, March 2013


Highlights of the Month:

  • Over 400,000 winter clothes vouchers, electric heaters, blankets, pillows, and mattresses were distributed this month;

  • 150,000 World Food Programme (WFP) food vouchers, and 800 food parcels were distributed to refugees across the country;

  • Over 300 schools across the country have received 153,382 litres of fuel from UNICEF and UNHCR;

  • Over 3000 Syrian children dropped out of Lebanese public schools this month fearing they would not pass the mid-term exams;

  • Over 11,000 refugees recieved primarly health care in clinics throughout the country;

  • Some 3,000 refugee patients were hospitalized;

  • Mental health services were provided to 2,000 refugees;

  • UNHCR registered 48,000 Syrian refugees;

  • The number of Syrian refugees in Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, Egypt and Lebanon hit the one million mark on March 7;