In Lebanon, the question of hosting and ensuring protection for Syrian refugees in light of the government stance against the erection of camps has created many deliberations concerning different p
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is pleased to share with you the report:
This mission was undertaken between the 2nd and 18thof July 2011 to assess the shelter options for the Syrians displaced in Northern Lebanon (the Akkar region).
UNHCR, coordinating the operations in the North along side with the HRC (High Relief Commission) and DRC as its main implementing partner, requested from DRC to conduct a first rapid assessment in
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.
The continuing unrest in Syria is resulting in a growing influx of Syrian refugees to Lebanon.
Severe weather struck the country this week, affecting Syrian refugees sheltered in the mountain region of Bekaa.
The objective of the project is to improve the housing conditions of the most vulnerable people affected by the Syrian crisis and to reduce their vulnerability to face the winter season.