Lebanon: Concern for Syrian refugees as winter approaches

Published on 21 November 2012

Winter is approaching fast for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, who are facing night-time temperatures that regularly dip below zero. (..) The overall plan includes the distribution of mattresses, blankets, warm clothes, stoves for heating and fuel, implemented with partners including Caritas, the World Food Programme, the Danish Refugee Council, World Vision, the UN Population Fund and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF). (..) The continuing stream of Syrian refugees into Lebanon will only make things harder.

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