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The forgotten refugees: Tales from the displaced Lebanese population

Behind The News, Lebanon) As Lebanon and the United Nations Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) ... they need assistance as well. As Lebanon and the United Nations Higher Commission ... nationals had officially registered as refugees in Lebanon, a country of just 4.5 million people—but ...

01/05/2014 - 11:05 - comment 0

EU told to open its borders to Syrian refugees

The United Nations and the European Commission have ... The United Nations and the European Commission have urged the European Union to accept the temporary ... headlines, EU, Syria) The United Nations and the European Commission have urged the European Union ...

14/01/2014 - 09:22 - comment 0

UN estimates thrown out: 1 million Syrian refugees already registered

According to the United Nations, the numbers have ... passed the one million mark, the United Nations announced on Wednesday.  Including those who are not registered, the number is thought to be much higher, with nearly half of the refugees under the age of 18.It ...

06/03/2013 - 11:23 - comment 0

Has Lebanon foresaken Syria? Refugee funding dries up

assistance from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has increased to 30,000, while the Higher ... refugees receiving assistance from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has increased ... The Lebanon refugee committee says it can no longer ...

10/07/2012 - 14:47 - comment 0

European Commission allocates EUR 28 million for Palestinian, Iraqi refugees

's Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) to United Nations agencies, the Red Cross and non- governmental organisations.   ... According to the United Nations, the construction by Israel of the "security barrier" in the West ... The European Commission has allocated €28 million ...

15/08/2010 - 11:41 - comment 0

Look who's talking: UN tells Lebanon, Jordan to increase GDP growth in 2014

The United Nations urged Jordan and Lebanon in 2014 to increase higher GDP growth in 2014 to cope with influx of Syrian refugees. The United Nations said Friday that Lebanon and Jordan need to achieve higher gross domestic product (GDP) ...

26/01/2014 - 11:45 - comment 0

UN report sheds light on the economic repercussions of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon and Jordan

The United Nations said Friday that Lebanon and Jordan need to achieve higher GDP growth in 2014 in order to cope with the influx of Syrian refugees. The  United Nations  said Friday that  Lebanon  and  Jordan  need to achieve higher GDP growth ...

26/01/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Of the 2.2 million Syrian war refugees, over half are children

The United Nations High Commission on Refugees has issued a new report on the plight of Syrian refugee children and the numbers are shocking; fourth Israeli-US conflict looming; Palestinian talks stalled; and Saudi, France and Israel doubt Iran. ...

Blogs Roundup - 30/11/2013 - 10:26 - comment 0

WFP launches e-cards for syrian refugees in Lebanon with mastercard’s support

humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rolling out ... humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rolling out ... Some 800,000 refugees will be using these electronic ...

Press Release - 13/10/2013 - 08:56 - comment 0

More than 700,000 Syria refugees now in neighboring countries

refugees have fled Syria and registered in neighboring countries, the United Nations said on Tuesday.Aid ... and registered in neighboring countries, the United Nations said on Tuesday.Aid workers are struggling to meet ... More than 700,000 refugees have fled Syria ...

29/01/2013 - 10:16 - comment 0