Number of Syrian Displaced People in Lebanon Increased to More Than 26 Thousand People

The number of displaced Syrians in Lebanon that are currently registered with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the High Relief Commission, is reported more than 26 thousand people.

A weekly report issued by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Lebanon, published Saturday shows more than 26000 displaced Syrians receive assistance from UNHCR and its partners across the country.

The report added that some 16 thousand people of all displaced persons, receiving assistance in northern Lebanon, while a record 13 thousand and 672 people, including by the Commission and the High Relief Commission of Lebanon, and the process of registering the new arrivals and former continuous with the HRC.

The report pointed out that it is currently providing assistance to nine thousand displaced people in the Bekaa region, Syrian, eastern Lebanon. The Commission initiated formal registration in that region, the report said that there are some communities for the displaced residents in the Beirut area, including about 817 people had been registered by the Commission.

On the security front, the report said that two Lebanese were killed this week by shooting from behind the border, one woman in the age of seventy in the village of Jouret projects the bottom and the other father of two children in the village of Jose in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon, the report noted that during this week 12 injured enter Syria for medical treatment in hospitals.

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