28 refugee households were surveyed, which represented a total of 501 refugees, 48% male and 52% female, which is approximately 11% of the Syrian refugee population in North Bekaa.
The current crisis in Syria has been going on for well over a year and the situation remains volatile and is in fact worsening over time.
The study shows that Syrian refugees do constitute a burden on hosting households as well as communities.
Between May and June 2012, DRC field teams surveyed 771 households – 432 in Tripoli and 339 in the Akkar region.
This issue of SIF looks briefly at the population and housing characteristics in Lebanon using key indicators and figures available from a number of surveys conducted by the Central Administration