Specialized academic institute gives local and Syrian refugee pupils with hearing impairment a chance to fulfil their promise.
Despite having found safety in Lebanon, Alaa continues to be haunted by unspeakable loss and tragedy in her hometown of Aleppo.
Project aims to reduce Beirut’s brimming landfills, and give much-needed work to vulnerable Syrian refugees.
For the over one million refugees who have fled war in Syria and Iraq to Lebanon, mental health and psychosocial needs are many and complex. Unlike physical health issues, the lack of visible symptoms for mental health disorders often leads to them being overlooked.
On the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons on 1 October, UNHCR Lebanon would like to pay tribute to the resilience of older persons among refugees who bring invaluable contributions to their communities and families. Older refugees, like Nori, 80 years old, and his wife Turkiya, 75 years […]
Hosting more than one million refugees in a country of four million has given Lebanon an opportunity to improve public healthcare services.
LGBTI refugees in the region face a heightened risk of violent abuse, including murder, sometimes at the hands of extremists or criminal gangs.
UNHCR is working with its partners in Lebanon to expand educational opportunities for thousands of young refugees from neighbouring Syria.
Lebanon hosts over one million Syrian refugees; more than half of them live in garages, abandoned buildings, and makeshift tented settlements. Last winter hit early in November and continued until late March, with several villages experiencing waves of snowfall, strong winds and heavy rain making access difficult, especially in locations […]