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Lebanon

9 January 2017

Women to women: Lebanese Red Cross volunteers tackle taboos at Syrian refugee camps

Women take off their shoes and gather around in a small room at Kneisseh refugee settlement in northern Lebanon, which is home to around 100 Syrian refugee families.
Lebanon: Red Cross and Red Crescent support refugees during Ramadan
4 July 2016

Lebanon: Red Cross and Red Crescent support refugees during Ramadan

Each Ramadan for the past five years, Kuwait Red Crescent Society has held a campaign to support thousands of vulnerable Syrians who were forced to flee their conflict-stricken towns and cities, and seek refuge in neighbouring countries.
Japanese government continues to support Lebanese Red Cross amid ongoing refugee crisis
19 November 2015

Japanese government continues to support Lebanese Red Cross amid ongoing refugee crisis

The assistance of Japan enables the Red Cross to provide emergency services and assist female refugees
Scores killed in Beirut double-blast: Red Cross provides lifesaving response
13 November 2015

Scores killed in Beirut double-blast: Red Cross provides lifesaving response

On the evening of 12 November, a double-explosion rocked the southern suburbs of Beirut, claiming the lives of 43 people. More than 239 people were injured, many of whom are in a critical condition.
Voices to Action: Civil society debates priorities on global humanitarian agenda in Beirut
13 November 2015

Voices to Action: Civil society debates priorities on global humanitarian agenda in Beirut

On 4 and 5 November 2015, more than 70 people from different Lebanese regions gathered in Beirut to discuss challenges facing local communities and debate possible solutions.
Lebanese Red Cross praised for professionalism, neutrality during Beirut demos
19 October 2015

Lebanese Red Cross praised for professionalism, neutrality during Beirut demos

For the past weeks, many Lebanese citizens have been taking to the streets of the capital Beirut to protest the trash crisis and the living conditions in the country.
Palestine Red Crescent Society hosts partnership meeting to highlight its work with refugees in Lebanon
15 April 2015

Palestine Red Crescent Society hosts partnership meeting to highlight its work with refugees in Lebanon

A delegation of Movement representatives have visited Lebanon to see the work of the Palestine Red Crescent Society.
More support needed for swelling numbers of refugees in Palestinian camps in Lebanon
3 February 2015

More support needed for swelling numbers of refugees in Palestinian camps in Lebanon

Palestinian camps in Lebanon are like cities within the city, with their own routines full of challenges and needs.
Lebanese Red Cross urgent response to floods in Syrian camp
2 February 2015

Lebanese Red Cross urgent response to floods in Syrian camp

50 families were affected by floods after heavy rain in Ketermaya camp, Lebanon.
Syrian refugees among eight dead as ferocious snow storm hits Lebanon
27 January 2015

Syrian refugees among eight dead as ferocious snow storm hits Lebanon

A violent snow storm ripped through Lebanon in the first week of the new year, leaving at least eight people dead and putting the lives of thousands of vulnerable Syrian refugees at risk.
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