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
This working paper seeks to document and analyse collaboration mechanisms between local authorities and humanitarian actors in addressing the Syrian refugee crisis in urban and peri-urban settings
Refugee protection is inherently political. While international law and values inevitably influence governments’ decisions about how to respond to refugees, so too do power and interests.
This study sought to characterize the physical and emotional conditions, dietary habits, coping practices, and living conditions of this elderly population arriving in Lebanon between March 2011 an
The entry of Syrian refugees into Lebanon and Jordan has resulted in unprecedented social and economic challenges to both countries.
This report points out a number of salient issues that should be further addressed by those concerned with Syrian refugees and their impact on neighboring host countries.
The goal of this study is to measure the impact of the legal status policy on refugee vulnerability and to assess the extent of refugee resilience.
Lebanon has had an ambiguous approach to the more than one million Syrians seeking protection in the country since 2011.
This paper highlights the specificity of the refugee crisis in the unstable Lebanese landscape and calls for the reconfiguring of current relief mechanisms by enabling decentralized local authoriti
This report presents issues within tertiary education for young Syrian refugees in Lebanon. It is part of a broader regional study commissioned by UNESCO.
This paper focuses on the outcomes of a nationwide survey on the Lebanese public’s perceptions of the security implications of the Syrian refugee presence.
In December 2013, NRC launched a report entitled ‘The Consequences of Limited Legal Status for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: NRC Field Assessment in Aarsal and Wadi Khaled’ (Part One) based on the fi
The crisis in Syria has entered its fourth year. Children have been on the front-line from the outset. They have experienced or witnessed horrific acts of indiscriminate
MSF’s objective in carrying out this study was to better understand the conditions facing Syrian refugees living in Lebanon.
This scoping study is intended to contribute to the ongoing policy discussions among governments, donors, and United Nations agencies about the education of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Turkey, and
This report focuses on the consequences for Syrian refugees in Lebanon of not being able to access adequate health care.
In May 2015, the Lebanese authorities instructed UNHCR to temporarily suspend registration of Syrian refugees, including individuals already in the country and new arrivals.
Syrian refugee women and Palestinian refugee women from Syria face risks of serious human rights violations and abuses in Lebanon, including gender-based violence and exploitation.
Helem is the first and only above-ground LGBT organisation in the MENA region.
Only a handful of studies in Lebanon have shed light on the changing gendered dynamics within the refugee families by comparing gender roles, expectations, and practices before and after displaceme