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Storm inundates highways, refugee camps

Storm inundates highways, refugee camps

Flooding across Lebanon inundated major highways and dozens of refugee settlements Tuesday. A Syrian girl remains missing and some 50 people were injured across the course of the day. A number of roads were forced to close due to the extreme flooding precipitated by storm Norma....

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Over 50,000 Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Jeopardized by Storm Norma: UNHCR

Over 50,000 Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Jeopardized by Storm Norma: UNHCR

 The flooding, heavy winds and severe drops in temperature in Lebanon affected the spontaneous camps of Syrian refugees in the majority of the country's areas, with over 50,000 people remaining in at-risk zones, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said. "UNHCR...

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Red Cross rescues 500 Syrian refugees from flooded camp

Red Cross rescues 500 Syrian refugees from flooded camp

The Lebanese Red Cross rescued more than 500 people from Akkar’s Semmaqieh refugee settlement Monday after their tents filled with floodwater as storm Norma battered Lebanon with fierce winds, heavy snow and rainfall. Red Cross vehicles transferred the 100 Syrian families to other settlements...

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Concerns mount over refugees as 'Norma' brings Lebanon strong winds, snow, rainfall

Concerns mount over refugees as 'Norma' brings Lebanon strong winds, snow, rainfall

 Lebanon Sunday began to feel the impact of a heavy storm that is expected to gather force in the upcoming days, bringing more snow to Lebanon’s peaks, the Lebanese Daily Star reported. But such news will increase the suffering of Syrian refugees who are stranded throughout...

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