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Help! An Urgent Plea For Syrian Refugee Children In Lebanon
Huffington Post , 06/02/2014
Prime Minister Najib Mikati’s blog on the huff post entitled “An Urgent Plea for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon”. Read more on the below link....
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UNICEF/ UNHCR birth registration campaign
UNICEF / UNHCR, 30/12/2013
Please see the new animated film on birth registration launched by UNHCR and Unicef. ...
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Syria crisis: UN launches record $6.5bn aid appeal
BBC, 17/12/2013
The United Nations has announced it's biggest ever appeal, seeking $6.5bn (£4bn; 4.7bn euros) for humanitarian aid to Syria. The UN estimates nearly three-quarters of Syria's 22.4 million population will need humanitarian aid in 2014. ...
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Record sum needed to handle burden on Lebanon from Syria's civil war
CNN, 17/12/2013
The government of Lebanon cried out to the world for help Monday over the strain the civil war in neighboring Syria is putting on its country. It needs a record amount of cash. The exodus of people fleeing lives and homes ripped apart by bombs and bullets for the safety of Lebanon does not want to abate. Aid workers from 60 agencies need more money than ever to tackle the mounting humanitarian crisis....
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Days Away From Home
The Daily Star, 19/12/2013
Known in Lebanon for her award-winning Web drama series “Shankaboot,” Saleh is the founder and director of Beirut-based production company Batoota films, which specializes in Internet content and has produced humanitarian documentaries for a number of international organizations. Her new project is funded by the EU and UNHCR...
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Where are Syria's refugees going?
The Economist, 04/12/2013
IT IS not difficult to see why António Guterres, the head of the United Nations' refugee agency (UNHCR) describes Syria as a "calamity with suffering and displacement unparalleled in recent history". More than 2.2m Syrians, or about a tenth of the population, are registered as refugees. Half of them are under the age of 18. On some days 6,000 cross the borders. Many more flee without registering. And more are likely to come, as the approaching winter makes life harder for the 6.5m Syrians displaced internally. That means that some 40% of the population are not living at home. Where do they all go?...
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WFP Ambassador Against Hunger Hend Sabry Visits Syrian Refugees In Beirut
Reuters, 04/12/2013
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger Hend Sabry has visited Syrian refugees in Beirut as part of her efforts to draw attention to the plight of more than two million Syrians who fled violence to neighbouring countries ...
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UN warns of damage to Syria’s children
the Irish Times, 30/11/2013
The report, The Future of Syria – refugee children in crisis, was published yesterday under the names of Antonio Guterres, the UN’s high commissioner for refugees, UNHCR special envoy. It is based on research carried out between July and last month. ...
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Syrian refugees flood into Lebanon's Arsal
Al-Shorfa:, 25/11/2013
Fatima, who did not provide her last name as her husband is still in Syria, told Al-Shorfa she and her family decided to make the journey because the situation in Qalamoun was unbearable. "On Saturday morning (November 16th), my family and I left under heavy shelling, taking only the clothes we were wearing," she said. "We walked a long distance before the pickup truck moved us to the town of Arsal." Read more on the below link....
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Syria refugees scramble to prepare for Lebanon winter
Global Post, 25/11/2013
In Lebanon's Bekaa valley, the sun is still shining. But soon temperatures will dip and snow will blanket fields that house hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. Their shelters are little more than wooden frames covered with tarpaulins or, in some cases, plastic sacks sewn into patchwork quilt roofs....
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