Anti Racism Movement
Local CSO
LHDF Member: 
Contact Info: 
Intervention Date: 
Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Hotline Available: 
Hotline Info: 
We have a helpline for food support for migrant workers and refugees: 76626379 - And we have number for migrant workers who want support with repatriation or free legal advice to help with cases of unpaid wages or abuse 71/776989 or 76/051169
Operation Locations: 
Intervention Types: 
Donating food and water (Basic needs and emergency response)
Provision of hygiene kits (Basic needs and emergency response)
Legal support and services (Protection)
Referrals (Protection)
Assessment Conducted: 
Assessment Details: 
Assessment conducted with migrant communities.
Assessment Summary: 
Migrants and their families in Lebanon have been severely affected by the August 4 explosion. In addition to the people still missing, those who have been injured, and those who lost their lives, many have also lost their windows, walls, and valuable appliances. This effectively means that they lost their homes as most of them cannot afford any of the repairs required to make their homes livable again. This tragedy comes after hundreds of migrant workers have been made homeless by their employers who dumped them on the streets or their landlords who evicted them. Since April 2020, we received 600 calls from migrant workers threatened with eviction and we know of more than 200 domestic workers illegally discarded by their employers. In response to the many crises that hit Lebanon this year and to stand in solidarity with migrants who are often left out of humanitarian assistance, ARM started a relief project, distributing food and hygiene kits to more than 900 migrant households since April 2020. ARM also continues to offer migrant communities free legal advice and supports them with cases of unpaid wages and abuse. We work closely with MSF and other organizations to provide free medical and psycho-social support when needed. ARM is also raising funds to repatriate migrant workers who wish to go back home.
Intervention First Priority: 
Donating food and water (Basic needs and emergency response)
Intervention Second Priority: 
Legal support and services (Protection)
Intervention Third Priority: 
Shelter and Housing (Basic needs and emergency response)