Tag Archives: Lebanon
Lebanon Crisis: Donations to the Humanitarian Coalition Will be Matched by the Government of Canada to Provide Emergency Assistance
The Humanitarian Coalition salutes the commitment of the Canadian government to match the donations made to provide assistance to the Lebanese people, after the disaster that devastated the city of Beirut, Lebanon. It is estimated that the explosion on August 4 of a warehouse in the port of Beirut has left at least 100 people […]
Working against the clock in Lebanon to protect refugees from severe snow, rain and wind.
Snow storms Norma and Miriam have caused extensive damage over the last week: collapsed tents, blocked roads — all plunged deep under snow. Strong winds and abundant rain and snow have plagued the Bekaa Valley, where Action Against Hunger works. More than 350,000 Syrian refugees live in makeshift camps, and the number has increased since […]
Cold snap hits Lebanon; conditions worsen for Syrian refugees
On January 6, Winter Storm Norma brought heavy rain and snow, high winds, and frigid temperatures across Lebanon. Some areas were affected by floods, erosion, and heavy snowfall. In Bekaa Valley, where more than 340,000 Syrian refugees live, heavy rains have caused numerous floods, while snow has made road access difficult in more isolated areas. […]