In a global conversation dominated by mortality rates and work from home strategies, the reality in poverty-stricken Lebanon is more related to the existential anguish people are living every day now and as a consequence its drastic impact on the lives of children. Children in Lebanon are not only bearing the incredible burden of a broken country and a collapsed economy, now, they also bear an even greater burden during the coronavirus pandemic and the attendant economic shocks.
The situation in Lebanon is a human tragedy.
The country is facing the worst economic crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war.
We have selected few articles that help portray the situation in Lebanon:
To learn more about how children are affected in times of crisis and what can be done to help them through and after the crisis, please read these articles: