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2 July 2013 - 5:03pmThe United Nation’s Humanitarian Chief, Valerie Amos concluded her visit to Lebanon today after visiting families who have fled the violence in Syria. Lebanon hosts more than half a million refugees from Syria, and the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has warned that the number could reach 1 million by the...
1 July 2013 - 12:09pmIn the southern suburbs of Lebanon’s capital Beirut lies Bourj el-Barajneh, a cramped refugee camp which is home to an estimated 28,000 Palestinian refugees. At least 3,000 people have arrived in the past year, fleeing the violence in Syria. Their arrival has stretched the limited resources available...