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Shelter upgrades help refugees survive Lebanon’s harsh winter

Shelter upgrades help refugees survive Lebanon’s harsh winter

UNHCR and its partners continue to work to provide refugees with minimum shelter standards to preserve their lives and dignity. This is made possible thanks to the generous contributions of donors like the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).

International Human Solidarity Day

On International Human Solidarity Day, we want to recognize Canada’s Humanitarian Transfer Programme as a tangible and meaningful example of solidarity towards refugees. Resettlement allows refugees to rebuild their lives in a third country that has agreed to welcome them. In November 2015 Canada pledged to resettle an additional 25,000 […]

Mental health support: a second chance for refugees in Lebanon

Mental health support: a second chance for refugees in Lebanon

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.

International Day of Older Persons

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 […]