Wednesday 17 December 2014

The International Community Must Step Up its Support #4Lebanon

A core group of INGO's working in Lebanon, including Save The Children, have launched a major campaign to raise awareness about the urgent humanitarian situation in Lebanon. The campaign which was coordinated by the LHIF and the core working group includes a website, info-graphics and abundant social media traffic. The campaign coincides with the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan that the UN is launching this week.


Tuesday 16 December 2014

Street Children's Own Animated Films Screened in International Film Festival

For an emerging filmmaker to be selected to take part in an international film festival is a great achievement. It is an even bigger achievement when a child who had to leave school and work on the streets gets selected to participate in a recognized worldwide movie festival.

Tuesday 9 December 2014

Opening: Dekwane Youth Center

Save the Children’s Beirut field office has opened its third and final youth center on Thursday the 30th of October in Dekwane, under the Japan Platform (JPF) fund. The project is being implemented in six communities: three in Bekaa, and three in Beirut.

The centers target adolescents and youth aged between 14 and 24 from both refugee and host communities. The aim of the project is to strengthen relationships between Lebanese youth and Syrian, Palestinian and Iraqi refugee adolescents.

Monday 1 December 2014

Gearing up for the Winter

Lebanon has already witnessed two storms in the beginning of winter 2014. Storm Misha greeted the country with massive bolts of lightning and a rapid decrease in temperature, followed by storm Nancy’s heavy rain that fell across the country and snowfall that covered high altitude areas.

Friday 28 November 2014

One Drop at a Time

One Drop at a Time: Save the Children Lebanon’s national advocacy campaign to encourage water conservation.

If you’ve visited Lebanon this past summer (2014), there’s a big chance you’ve noticed the abundance of water trucks parked outside buildings, filling up one of the growing number of water tanks that have run dry.