Today, November 25, marks the beginning of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international UN campaign that calls for the end of violence against women and girls. This year’s theme is “Safety from violence is everyone’s right: safety at home,...
When the shockwave from Beirut’s port explosion ripped through her home in the nearby Jnah neighbourhood of the Lebanese capital, Fahima was thrown across the room by the force of the blast. In her mind, however, she was transported even further. “I felt I was back in Syria and the […]
Following the catastrophic Beirut blast on August 4, the city’s residents are still grappling with its devastating aftermath. The blast, which claimed around 200 lives, injured over 6,500 people and damaged around 200,000 households, has left Beirut’s inhabitants in a state of limbo. Many of those who were lucky enough […]
UNHCR is working to help those affected by the 4 August explosion, including local Lebanese and refugees, Grandi says after meeting families impacted by blast.
With most face-to-face humanitarian programmes now on hold, region’s largest call centre offers vital support to struggling refugees during COVID-19 lockdown.
With a bag of seeds and a lifetime of knowledge, Syrian refugee Salem has regrown his precious flowers in Lebanon to provide his family and others with a vital income.
A once deserted school in southern Lebanon has been transformed into a joyful summer sanctuary for underprivileged Syrian refugee children.
The Government of Denmark has generously contributed USD 8.8 million to UNHCR Lebanon to support community-based protection during 2019 and 2020. The funding will strengthen Social Development Centres and Community Development Centres across Lebanon. Last week the Danish Ambassador Merete Juhl and Lebanon’s Minister of Social Affairs Dr. Richard Kouyoumjian […]
Founded by a Lebanese and a Syrian woman, a community center in Beirut is changing the lives of refugee street children.