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IRAQ- LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) appealed today in Berlin for close to US$1.5 billion in 2015 to feed over 6.5 million Syrians displaced inside their country and sheltering in neighbouring countries. WFP  

18 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GERMANY / SYRIAN REFUGEES

A Syrian refugee finds a home in Germany, schooling for himself and his family and medical support for his son who was born near deaf. UNHCR

8 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES AHMED

Ahmed, a doctor from Syria, is now one of UNHCR's 392 volunteers tasked with addressing some of the health concerns of over 1 million Syrian refugees living in tented settlements and urban settings in Lebanon, as well as providing them with information and advice about health and treatment at their disposal. UNHCR

2 Dec 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES WINTER

With winter on the doorstep, UNHCR and its partners estimate that some 132,000 refugee households (660,000 people) in Lebanon will be in need of some kind of assistance during the winter to keep them warm and dry.  UNHCR

28 Nov 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Over a thousand Syrian refugees live in an unofficial camp in unused agricultural fields in Lebanon around 15 kilometers from the border of Syria.  Being unofficial, there is no infrastructure. There is no running water, electricity, or sewage.  Two consecutive severe winter storms have just hit Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq dumping heavy rain on [...]

26 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, expressed concern over the situation of Syrian and other refugees, saying that "there is little appetite, especially in the global north, for resettling these people who have fled a bloody civil war." Crépeau also spoke about the situation of the World Cup sites workforce in [...]

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / LEBANON WATER PROJECT

The World Bank Group has announced a massive project that will get running water to over 1.6 million people living across the greater Beirut and Mount Lebanon area. WORLD BANK

1 Oct 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / GUTERRES SYRIA

During a press conference held in Beirut, UNHCR High Commissioner António Guterres expressed anger at the number of Syrian refugees dying while trying to reach Europe by sea. He said "it breaks my heart to see Syrians that have suffered so much in their country, with their houses bombed, with their families being killed, now [...]

17 Sep 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / GUTERRES

The heads of UNHCR and the UN Development Programme visited Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.  High Commissioner António Guterres said that Syria has become “the worst humanitarian tragedy of our time.” UNHCR

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

LEBANON / THREE MILLION SYRIAN REFUGEES

Syria's intensifying refugee crisis will today surpass a record three million people amid reports of increasingly horrifying conditions inside the country. Iman is a single mother to a 15-year-old daughter. She also looks after her disabled sister. UNHCR

29 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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