Delivering on the urgent need for a national social assistance system
Building the Social Assistance System
During the worst economic crisis Lebanon has experienced in decades, leading to rapidly rising vulnerability and exacerbating inequality, there is an urgent need to develop the national social protection system. Recent analysis and strategy documents have highlighted the important challenges and weaknesses that the system faces, including major gaps to be addressed. Beyond a national vision to develop the social protection system for the long-term, a rapid scale-up of national social assistance that address lifecycle vulnerabilities is immediately necessary.