Tag: Lebanon

Online learning in Lebanon

Malak*, 12 years old, a grade four student at Nicolas Kluiters Centre in Jbeil. This is her first year with JRS. The sudden shift to online learning due to...

Lockdown Response in Lebanon

Refugees from Syria and Palestine in Lebanon were enduring lives of hardship even before the Covid-19 outbreak. Heba Al Basha and the Jesuit Refugee Service have accompanied and supported...

A Holistic Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

For people in many of the countries where we work, the most immediate threat posed by the Covid-19 pandemic was not the risk of infection, but hunger and a...

Updates on JRS Covid-19 Response

People all around the world share our own anxiety and frustrations about the Covid-19 crisis. But in some countries, poverty means choosing between hunger and the risk of being infected...

Winter Blankets for Syrian Refugees

  Winter nights are cold and dark, and it’s a relief to come home to a warm house. For refugee children in Lebanon, cold weather makes it even harder...

Syrian Refugees to Lose Homes

  Syrian refugees in Lebanon are being required by law to dismantle all hard structures using materials other than timber and plastic sheeting they have constructed in informal camps...

Coping With Refugee Life

Lebanon has hosted about one million Syrian refugees since the start of the war in 2011. The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) runs programmes to help these communities cope with...