Lebanon's refugee crisis

Aida* and her family travelled for five days through Iraq, Jordan & back to Syria before reaching Lebanon. Photo: Eoin O’Donnell/Concern.
Aida* and her family travelled for five days through Iraq, Jordan & back to Syria before reaching Lebanon. Photo: Eoin O’Donnell/Concern.

Since 2011, the conflict in Syria has developed into one of the worst humanitarian disasters of our time. Millions have been forced to seek refuge in neighbouring countries. Of these countries, Lebanon, hosts more than 1 million Syrian refugees – roughly 25% of its entire population. This makes Lebanon the country with the most refugees per capita on earth.

Read the full story on Exposure

New to Concern?

Sign up to find out more about the transformative work we do in 25 of the world's poorest countries.

Before doing so you might like to see our privacy policy.

Syria emergency appeal

  • 300,000 people displaced by the latest upsurge in conflict

  • We’re distributing food and other essential items

  • We need your help to reach more people

Support this appeal
Share your concern