Unable to find shelter in Lebanese areas, many Syrian refugees have fled to overcrowded Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, where the UN and NGOs, with scarce resources, try to help 2015-06-26 Has Hospitality Turned to “Hostipitality” for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon?
President Michael D Higgins has voiced pointed criticism of the international community, and of the European Union in particular, for failing to deal with the underlying causes of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean and in Lebanon 2015-04-28 President berates EU over record on refugee crisis
Raised in a small town near Damascus, 27-year-old Reem Alhaswani left Syria when war arrived. Now living as a refugee in Lebanon, she decided to take action after seeing the dire situation of women in Shatila refugee camp outside Beirut. 2015-03-05 Syrian refugee women in Lebanon win international prize
Leaders stitch together a civil society in Lebanon, hoping to take programs back home 2014-12-12 In exile, Syrians build the country they never could under regime
Meet the Lebanese organization that is providing Syrian women with training in embroidery and crochet workshops, allowing them to sell the products and earn livable wages. 2014-08-08 Conversations: With Women Heading Refugee Households, Empowerment Comes Through Embroidery
The UN's refugee agency estimates that one in four Syrian refugee households in neighboring countries are headed by women, breaking with tradition in a patriarchal society. 2014-07-10 Mother, father, sister, brother: The roles of Syria's refugee women