PHOTOS Lebanon winter storm batters Syrian refugee camps


Lebanon winter storm batters Syrian refugee camps


12:06, January 12, 2019

The refugee camp in Arsal, Lebanon was battered by an extreme winter storm as the tented settlements were blanketed with heavy snow on Thursday. /VCG Photo

According to the UN refugee agency, the harsh storm has impacted over 150 informal settlements and left over tens of thousands Syrian refugees stranded in freezing temperatures. /VCG Photo

Many refugees in the camp said that they didn't receive their aid from the United Nations and could not afford to buy food every day. /VCG Photo  

More than a million Syrians have fled the war at home to Lebanon since 2011 and now more than 60,000 are living in Arsal near the hills at the border with Syria. /VCG Photo

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