Posted by Guest on June 15, 2017 in Blog
By Sarah Decker
When discussing the Syrian refugee crisis, we often hear about the strain on economies in the European Union, like Greece and Germany, the imagined terror threats associated with these incoming populations, or even legislation designed to halt their migration, such as the Trump Administration’s Travel Ban. Yet the media very rarely mentions the challenges faced by the people, government, and institutions of the country hosting the world’s largest number of Syrian refugees: Lebanon.
With a population of approximately four million people, Lebanon is currently hosting 1.5 million Syrian refugees, making one third of Lebanon Syrian – the equivalent...Read more