Despite the increasing interest in disability in humanitarian contexts, very few information has been collected on the number of persons with disabilities and how various
UNHCR, coordinating the operations in the North along side with the HRC (High Relief Commission) and DRC as its main implementing partner, requested from DRC to conduct a first rapid assessment in
28 refugee households were surveyed, which represented a total of 501 refugees, 48% male and 52% female, which is approximately 11% of the Syrian refugee population in North Bekaa.
The current crisis in Syria has been going on for well over a year and the situation remains volatile and is in fact worsening over time.
The continuing unrest in Syria is resulting in a growing influx of Syrian refugees to Lebanon.
Severe weather struck the country this week, affecting Syrian refugees sheltered in the mountain region of Bekaa.