Catalyze reform by enabling issue-based partnerships. Lead responses to humanitarian emergencies, including the current needs of Syrian refugees.
Lebanon is home to profound political, ethnic and religious complexities that result in a complicated internal conflict between sect, confession, tribe and family. Key indicators such as life expectancy, literacy, school enrollment and per-capita income lag behind more developed countries. Most recently, it has become home to the largest number of refugees fleeing the extended conflict in neighboring Syria.
- Emergency response: Distributing warm clothes and blankets to Syrian refugee families staying in temporary shelters and host communities; supporting healing and cooperation among refugee and host children
- Children & Youth: Leading activities that foster leadership, decision-making and other life skills for young adults
- Conflict & Governance: Engaging young people in civic leadership and building partnerships between civil service organizations
- Economic opportunity: Creating employment and income-generation opportunities for Palestinian software developers and entrepreneurs
All stories about Lebanon
Lebanon: Recovery Starts With a Bell September 2, 2006
Brital, Lebanon — Walking through the empty halls and classrooms of Brital Public School No. 2, principal Salah Tleis is obviously proud.
Lebanon: Lebanon: The Rebuilding Begins September 2, 2006
Inching his truck down a Beirut boulevard choked with cars, bikes, and pedestrians, a leather-faced old driver named Hassan tries to explain the extraordinary pace of activity in the neighborhood.
Lebanon: Safe Access Critical to Helping Southern Lebanon August 11, 2006
As aerial bombardments and heavy fighting between Israel and Hezbollah continues in southern Lebanon, Mercy Corps continues to probe for opportunities to deliver aid to those trapped by the conflict.
Lebanon: Aid Convoy Reaches Hard-Hit Southern Lebanon August 1, 2006
Two Mercy Corps truckloads of critical food supplies and blankets reached the beleaguered town of Marjayoun on Tuesday, one of the first organized relief convoys to reach this devastated part of southern Lebanon since the current crisis began.
Lebanon: More Ways to Help Lebanese Families July 27, 2006
Lebanon: Q&A: Lebanon Relief Efforts July 20, 2006
Lebanon: Middle East Crisis: The Humanitarian Need July 17, 2006
Mercy Corps began delivering relief supplies on Thursday to families displaced by continuing Israeli military operations in Lebanon.
Lebanon: The Mule Whisperer February 10, 2006
Lebanon: The Old Man and the Mill November 22, 2005
Chebba, South Lebanon - His real name is Ali Ismail. But people here still know him as Ali Tahan, which means Ali the Miller.
Lebanon: Filling Healthy Baskets August 8, 2005