United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Media personalities partner with UNHCR to highlight the hardships faced by refugees in Lebanon amid severe winter weather

This winter has been an especially bleak one for hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon, many of who have been forced out of their shelters by heavy floods and severe weather. In an effort to draw attention to the plight of refugee families, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has recruited some of the region’s most famous faces for a mission across Lebanon to raise awareness on refugees’ dire need for cash assistance. “I would like to convey the real picture of what is happening in these informal settlements, to remind people that refugees and children need their help and assistance,