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Friday 28 July 2017

Young researchers call for concrete change

A group of youth who completed a research on challenges facing young people in Lebanon have said their job is far from done.

Taking to the consultation roundtable of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, the youngsters called for an action to be taken to deliver on a set of recommendations that they made.

Wednesday 19 July 2017

READY FOR TOMORROW: Save the Children Lebanon’s Annual Report 2016

Save the Children’s Annual Report for 2016 shows that the organisation has reached 366,000 people, including 225,000 children over the past year.

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Save the Children helps rebuild two informal settlements in Bekaa after fierce blazes

Up to 109 tents were rebuilt at the Bekaa Valley's Bar Elias and Qab Elias informal settlements after an intervention by Save the Children in response to two major fires that broke out earlier this month.

The blazes left two children dead and tens of families displaced. Qab Elias settlement, which hosts nearly 700 people, was reduced to ashes, while in Bar Elias up to 22 tents were completely or partially damaged.

Monday 17 July 2017

Hygiene Clubs give children a fresh outlook

The tips are simple, but, if followed through, they can effectively guarantee a healthier life.

Dozens of children come to listen to this message. At Save the Children’s Hygiene Clubs in the Bekaa valley, they come to receive advice on personal hygiene, health and environment. The one-off sessions are delivered to a new group each day.

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Away for too long: World Refugee Day

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, Save the Children joins four Syrian adolescents as they discuss life away from home.

‘’When I return one day, there will be less of everything. Everything will have been destroyed,’’ says Ali, ‘’There will be fewer people.’’

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