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Providing Warmth to Host Communities

Enaam Hassan, a Lebanese mother of twenty said: “I used to buy diesel fuel for 3,000-5,000 Lebanese Pounds which was barely enough for me, but God has sent me this stove and briquettes to keep us warm”. As a result of severe winter weather, many Lebanese host communities are struggling to heat theirmore

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Fresh Air and Green Areas for Saida Citizens

“Almost ninety percent of the garbage mountain is now gone, due to the process of rehabilitating the dumpsite area, and the remaining 10% will be done in 1 month.” says Nicolas Gharib, UNDP Project Manager of The Rehabilitation of Saida Dumpsite Project. “I can estimate that around 50% of the whole more

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Flood Risk Management Structures in Aarsal and Ras Baalbek save Lives of the locals and the Syrian Refugees in Bekaa Region

“The damage that we used to witness before did not happen this time” wrote the Mayor of Aarsal to UNDP on the 12th of May 2014 after his village and the neighboring village of Ras Baalbek witnessed heavy rainfall resulting in floods of extreme intensity between the 7th and 9th of May. The common watmore