Britain Helps - Creating safe spaces for women in Lebanon

How does Britain Help?

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Lebanon

Creating safe spaces for women in Lebanon

UK aid is helping to fund community centres in Lebanon where women and girls can get vocational training and learn life skills in a safe setting.

Syria

Marwa: I wish we could return home

Marwa was forced to leave Syria after sustained bombing in her neighbourhood. UK Aid is helping m...

Gaza

Helping homeless people in Gaza

Aid agencies estimate at least 100,000 people remain homeless in Gaza as a result of conflict. Fi...

Syria

Amira: Married at 13 and beaten

With support from UK aid, International Rescue Committee helps Amira and many thousands of women ...

Syria

Nawal: I'm a psychologist working with refugees

Thanks to £28.3 million in support from UK aid, International Rescue Committee psychologists lik...

Syria

Getting Syrian children into the classroom in Zaatari camp

Innovative UK-aid funded campaign works with the community to help refugee children off the stree...

Lebanon

Netting a profit: Selling equipment to local fishermen

Syrian refugees are learning to make nets they hope to trade with fishermen on Lebanon's north co...

Lebanon

Preventing deadly disease in farm animals

The UK is supporting an animal vaccination campaign aimed at treating livestock coming across the...

Lebanon

Distributing emergency food at at the Syria-Lebanon border

UK aid support includes food aid for desperate refugees crossing into Lebanon distributed by the...

Lebanon

Textbooks, school for refugee children

The UK is supporting a UNICEF initiative to provide 70,000 children with education in Lebanon, an...

Lebanon

Pre-paid cards give Syrians food choices

Ekram El-Huni of the World Food Programme on innovations that are changing the way Syrian refugee...

Gaza

British medics saving lives in Gaza

Doctors from the UK are going out on a monthly basis to provide training and medical equipment, a...

Gaza

Medical teams in Gaza

Medical teams deployed to advise on complex surgical operations and create relevant training prog...

Lebanon

Heavy snow makes life in tents a struggle

Over 400,000 Syrian refugees live in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, an area affected by winter storms. U...

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