Middle East

October 14, 2013

Syrian refugees find home at abandoned army base in Lebanon

The U.N. has registered 1.1 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon alone. Yet Lebanese officials have refused to allow aid groups to set up refugee camps, partly out of fear that such a settlement will grow into a semi-permanent presence. That means those who come must make do with what they find in an economy reeling from the collapse of its traditional tourism base.

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