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Palestinian Refugee Assistance in Lebanon

During three months in 2007, virtually all of the residents of the Palestinian Refugee Camp of Nahr al-Bared in Northern Lebanon fled when the Lebanese Army laid siege to the camp to root out extremist militants thought to be residing there. Approximately 30,000 refugees, (nearly half of them children according to UNICEF), sought shelter in […]

Aid for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Prior launching our efforts inside Syria, Mercy-USA had been assisting Syrian refugees in Turkey and Lebanon since June 2011. Currently, Mercy-USA is assisting refugees in Wadi Khalid an already impoverished area of Lebanon. According to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, on August 25th, 2014 there were nearly 3 million registered Syrian Refugees in Lebanon. Health Services […]

Vocational Training for Palestinian Refugee Youth

The vocational training courses, which range in length from two to nine months each, include pastry and sweet baking, ice cream making, English language, photography and video production, office administration training, basic computer software, computer and cell phone maintenance, hair cutting/styling and sewing. Trainees are also given workshops on important life and social skills (respect […]

Lebanon:Highlights of Completed Projects

Family Counseling From 2011 to August 2013, Mercy-USA partnered with the local Lebanese women’s organization, Mawadda Family Counseling Center in Tripoli, to support their various pre-marital, marital and family-based counseling activities including workshops and practical training sessions. Pediatric and Obstetric Care for Vulnerable Lebanese Villagers From 2008 to 2010, Mercy-USA supported enhanced pediatric and obstetric […]

FRESH MEAT DISTRIBUTION (UDHIA/QURBANI)

Fresh meat, a necessary source of protein for children and adults is in short supply for Syrian Refugees and their host families in Lebanon. Mercy-USA provides fresh meat  during the days of Eid Al Adha.Your generous charitable gift supports Mercy-USA’s work in Lebanon. Give securely online; or call to donate using your credit card: 1-800-55-MERCY (1-800-556-3729)