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Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 05:32 by Aline Rahbany

Beirut, the biggest and capital city of Lebanon, has been affected, like other parts of the country, with a high number of refugees fleeing the war in Syria. The majority of Syrian refugees in Lebanon live, out-of-camps, in neighborhoods they can afford: mostly impoverished and marginalized ones. World Vision has a history of working in Beirut. Its presence in the city before this latest crisis and the partnerships the organization built with city residents...

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 17:07 by Aline Rahbany

Urban environments are opportunities for growth and draw diverse groups from different backgrounds, however, this has the potential to lead to social fragmentation causing strained relations and possibly violence. Social cohesion building and strengthening is critical to community programmes in urban contexts. Our emerging Cities for Children Framework, a multi-disciplinary and integrated programming model, includes “building social cohesion amongst diverse...

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 05:04 by

“We want to tell the distinguished authorities to pay close attention to everything children say,” said Emily Daniela, boldly in a powerful speech delivered before delegates from around the world at the third UN Conference for Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (...

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