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LEBANON / SYRIA ONE MILLION REFUGEES

The number of refugees fleeing from Syria into neighbouring Lebanon surpassed 1 million on Thursday, a devastating milestone worsened by rapidly depleting resources and a host community stretched to breaking point. UNHCR

3 Apr 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / BEKAA HANY

 Hany is a 20 year old Syrian refugee fromHomswho lives with his family in a small tented settlement in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Back inSyria, Hany was at university studying to be a communications engineer, but he was unable to complete his studies. UNHCR  

29 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / LEBANON

The UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly stressed that the Security Council is united in its support to Lebanon. He highlighted the need to share the burden of the Lebanese host communities affected by the influx of Syrian refugees. UNTV

25 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UN / FELTMAN MIDDLE EAST

The Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told Security Council that the latest surge of fighting shows that the fragile status quo between Israelis and Palestinians is not sustainable. UNTV

18 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UNICEF / LEBANON SYRIAN REFUGEES

As the relentless conflict entered its fourth year on March 15th, the heads of leading aid agencies traveled to the Bekaa valley in Eastern Lebanon to meet with Syrian families living in limbo. More than 1,000 refugees have taken shelter on this strip of muddy lowland next to a polluted stream. UNICEF

17 Mar 2014 | Read More »

UNHCR / LEBANON GUTERRES

The heads of UNICEF and UNHCR as well as senior representatives of Mercy Corps, Save the Children and World Vision International came together in Lebanon, to draw attention to the harrowing impact of over three years of conflict on 5.5 million Syrian children living in Syria and as refugees in neighboring countries.  UNHCR

17 Mar 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIA 3 YEARS ON

Three years on from the start of the conflict inSyriaand it has become the world's leading country of forced displacement, with over nine million of its people uprooted from their homes. UNHCR  

14 Mar 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON/ AKKAR SYRIAN REFUGEES

On the border of Syria, Akkar is one of the poorest regions inLebanon. Of the nearly one million refugees who have fled the neighbouring conflict, 200,000 have settled in Akkar, doubling the population. UNDP

13 Mar 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Since the beginning of the Syrian conflict three years ago, nearly a million people have sought refuge inLebanon. The UN Development Programme is working to ease the pressure and support Lebanese host communities absorb the shock of the influx. UNDP  

11 Mar 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIANS MALNUTRITION

In a recent UNICEF-led, inter-agency nutrition assessment on Syrian refugees inLebanonmalnutrition is becoming a new, silent threat. Preliminary results show that almost 2,000 Syrian refugee children inLebanonare at risk of dying from malnutrition, and need immediate treatment to survive. UNICEF

25 Feb 2014 | Read More »

 

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