The United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees revealed in its weekly report that there are more than 283,000 displaced Syrians in Lebanon, National News Agency said on Saturday. “Among these refugees are 185,000 registered with the UNHCR,
Lebanon should consider setting up transit centers to absorb the waves of refugees fleeing neighboring Syria and may have to establish formal refugee camps if the influx continues, a United Nations refugee official said. The tiny and fragile Mediterranean state already hosts 260,000 refugees – equivalent to 6.5 percent of its population – and has […]
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced in its weekly report that the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has now exceeded 242,000 The report added that only about 165,000 refugees are registered with the refugee agency, while the others are still waiting to conclude the registration process. “The number of refugees in Lebanon […]
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Saturday that the number of Syrians and Palestinians who have fled to Lebanon from Syria is over 212,000. “More than 212,000 Syrian refugees are now getting protection and aid from the Lebanese government,
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees revealed on Saturday that the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has exceeded 195,000, with several thousand not yet registered with the UN refugee agency. “Around 1,500 refugees are being registered daily
The United Nations and its humanitarian partners issued a revised appeal today for US$487.9 million to support Syrian refugees. The Regional Response Plan for Syrian Refugees outlines the plans of 52 humanitarian organizations, led by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR)
An explosion outside a mosque in Syria’s capital killed five security personnel and wounded several others Friday, as fighting raged in other areas of Damascus and dozens of bodies were reported found in two neighborhoods. Syrian state television said the blast was caused by an explosives-rigged motorcycle at the Rukniyeh mosque in central Damascus.
The growing number of Syrian refugees is proving to be an increasingly heavy burden on Lebanon, a United Nations senior official said today in his meeting with the Lebanese Prime Minister, during which he also expressed concern over the security situation along Lebanon’s border with Syria.
Syrians are pouring across the border to escape fighting in their battered homeland and diarrhea disease has broken out in rural areas near Damascus, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday. More than 170,000 Syrians have been registered in four neighboring countries (Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey)
Already devastated by weeks of constant attacks this year, the Syrian city of Homs faced new terror Sunday as pro-regime forces executed 10 young men in the dissident stronghold, opposition activists said. Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad stormed the Shammas neighborhood of Homs