By Philippe Lazzarini
As the seventh year of conflict in Syria begins, Lebanon faces overwhelming socioeconomic, security and demographic challenges. It hosts more than one million people who have fled the brutal conflict in Syria and this, together with the economic slow down, has placed a huge strain on the limited resources and infrastructure of the country. Nevertheless, Lebanon remains unwavering in its hospitality and support to those in need. With no end in sight for the conflict how will Lebanon continue to cope with this crisis?
1. Executive summary
1. The United Nations Strategic Framework (UNSF) represents the UN’s cooperation framework with Lebanon for the period 2017-2020. It replaces the previous United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Lebanon (2010-2016). The UNSF presents the key shared objectives of the UN system, the areas in which it intends to support the Government of Lebanon and its people, and the expected outcomes of its assistance.
Office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon
Beirut – 19 July 2016
The Office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon Philippe Lazzarini has released the latest update of donor support provided to the country since the beginning of the year. The funding level mid-year indicates a continued high commitment by donors to support Lebanon in mitigating the impact of the Syrian crisis.