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“In Lebanon, the number of refugees is increasing at an alarming rate”

June 26, 2013
Khoudia Ndiaye, Communications Officer

Over 200,000 Syrians are fleeing their country each and every month to seek refuge in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. We  marked World Refugee Day just last week, and on that occasion Fr Simon Faddoul, President of Caritas Lebanon, a partner organization of Development and Peace, provided an alarming assessment of the plight of the Syrian refugees who are arriving in Lebanon daily in ever increasing numbers.

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Arms Trade Treaty – Defining moment in moving towards a world of peace

May 9, 2013
Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer
Syrian refugee Photo: Caritas

When 154 members of the United Nations General Assembly, including Canada, voted in favour of a universal Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on April 2nd, 2013, it was a historic step towards instilling a culture of peace worldwide.

Development and Peace is supporting Caritas Lebanon in its work with Syrian refugees

October 18, 2012
Guy Des Aulniers, Program Officer for Emergency Relief
Syrian refugees

In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, the Caritas Internationalis network has mobilized to bring aid to the most affected in the region. Development and Peace is contributing $50,000 to Caritas Liban for a humanitarian aid program to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

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