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Lebanon: World Humanitarian Day 2017
Description: On World Humanitarian Day 2017, we were amazed to learn why our colleague Ziad was so ambitious about working in the humanitarian field. Ziad could not save his father, so he became a physiotherapist to save the lives of many others. He currently works at WTTC hospital (ICRC ward) in Tripoli, north Lebanon.
  21 Aug 2017   1m6s 7 115 0
Lebanon: NGO extends care to refugee babies
Description: In Lebanon, about 12% of babies born to refugee mothers require neonatal intensive care – but the high costs of specialised medicine puts it out of reach of too many. The medical NGO Birth and Beyond is working with UNHCR to build pediatric units in Lebanon that can extend quality care to the poorest families and their newest arrivals – both Lebanese and refugees alike. 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 hqvideo@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.
  08 Aug 2017   2m22s 14 297 0
Beyond Visible Scars
Description: In the film, “Beyond visible scars,” Gombo in Nigeria, Hamda in Lebanon and Fatma in Gaza share their traumatic experiences of living in conflict zones and countries affected by violence. They describe the psychological and psychosocial effects war had on them, which go beyond the scars visible to the naked eye.
  24 Jul 2017   10m16s 15 634 0
Syrian moms learn to read and write in Lebanon
Description: For children whose schooling has been disrupted by conflict and flight, studying presents a special challenge. Displacement also renews learning difficulties for parents; many refugee parents struggle with illiteracy and inadequate education. In the village of Fnaydek, north of Lebanon, these Syrian refugee mothers are learning how to read and write to help jump-start theirs and their children’s education. 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 hqvideo@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.
  24 Jul 2017   2m29s 17 583 0
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 17 641 0
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 60 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 4 327 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 1094 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 1351 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 4 152 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 3 517 0