Emergency

Syrian refugee crisis

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Syrian refugee crisis

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According to the Government, there more than one million Syrian that have fled Syria for Lebanon - equivalent to nearly a quarter of the usual resident Lebanese population.

The crisis is not one characterized by refugees alone. The challenge faced by Lebanon is how to manage a humanitarian response in which refugees are only one of several affected populations.


The crisis includes: 

  • Refugees from Syria registered and awaiting registration
  • Unregistered Syrian refugees

  • Palestinians relocating from Syria: according to UNRWA’s arrived in Lebanon since August 2012, the majority settling in miserable conditions in already overcrowded Palestinian camps

  • Several hundred thousand Syrian migrant workers who have remained in Lebanon and have brought their families

  • Lebanese returning from Syria 

  • Lebanese host communities primarily living in already impoverished areas and struggling to cope with the additional burden of refugees


Refugees dispersed across Lebanon
There are no official camps in Lebanon for Syrian refugees. Refugees live in informal tented settlements or with host families, while others are renting accommodation. Read more


 

 

 

 

Programmes Factsheets

Child Protection

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Immunization

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Informal Tented Settlements

Vulnerability & Gateways

 


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Maps

Vulnerability & Services Mapping  

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Activities & Interventions  


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