UNHCR’s cash assistance programme, generously funded by donors including the U.K.’s Department for International Development (DFID), continues to be a lifeline for thousands of refugees across Lebanon.
Generous contributions of the government of Canada and other donors help UNHCR in its effort to empower refugee women who were forced to flee the violence in their homeland.
In Lebanon and Jordan, providing daily meals gives a sense of community back to refugees fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.
UNHCR’s cash assistance programme, generously funded by donors such as ECHO, provides a lifeline for refugees by allowing them to meet their most basic needs.
Ali had never seen the sea until his family fled to Lebanon. After catching his first wave, he was embraced by the country’s fledgling surf community.
Beirut family works with refugees to share stories of ordinary Syrians caught up in conflict through dolls that carry their names.
Six years after the beginning of the Syrian crisis, life remains very precarious for the over 1 million Syrians who have sought refuge in Lebanon. With their limited resources exhausted, almost 90 per cent of them are living in debt. Healthcare is a major cause of refugees falling into debt.
Despite the assistance of UNHCR’s DAFI scholarship programme in Lebanon, Syrian refugees in higher education are the exception to the rule.
The State of Kuwait has generously contributed close to USD 8 million to UNHCR’s winter cash programme, a contribution that has helped around 25,000 vulnerable Syrian refugee families survive the freezing temperatures in Lebanon.