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UNHCR begins reconstruction after fire in camp kills seven kids | The Daily Star

Reconstruction began over the weekend at an informal tented settlement for Syrian refugees in Western Bekaa after a devastating fire left seven children dead and dozens of shelters destroyed. The children were killed when a fire, believed to have been caused by a faulty a gas cylinder, tore through 30…

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Fire at refugee settlement in West Bekaa kills eight | The Daily Star

A fire caused by a gas cylinder explosion killed or injured over 10 people, the majority of them children, in a Syrian refugee settlement near Ghazzeh in Western Bekaa Thursday. The state-run National News Agency cited the Civil Defense as saying that eight people were killed and four injured in…

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Groups fight gender-based violence | The Daily Star

Another year and the battle against gender-based violence is still being hard-fought in Lebanon. To mark the 26th global “16 days of activism against gender-based violence” campaign, local and international organizations rallied to bring the issue further to the fore. “Based on our work ... I would say that 2017…

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Lazzarini à L’OLJ L’avenir des réfugiés syriens sera dans leur pays | L'orient le jour

La communauté internationale pèsera-t-elle de tout son poids pour soutenir les efforts de stabilisation du pays du Cèdre ? Philippe Lazzarini, coordonnateur spécial adjoint des Nations unies pour le Liban, coordonnateur de l'action humanitaire et représentant résident du Programme des Nations unies pour le développement (PNUD) au Liban, qui a…

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Lebanon: Investigate Large-Scale Surveillance Reports

End Any Arbitrary Surveillance Program, Investigate Privacy Violations Lebanon’s general prosecutor should investigate reports of secret large-scale surveillance tied to a Lebanese intelligence agency, eight human rights and media organizations said…

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Joint NGO Statement in Support of the UN Human Rights Database on Business Activities related to

Joint NGO Statement in Support of the UN Human Rights Database on Business Activities related to Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory   In December 2017, the Office of the…

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