Britain Helps - Textbooks, school for refugee children

How does Britain Help?

Britain leads thousands of aid and diplomatic projects around the world.
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Lebanon

Textbooks, school for refugee children

The UK is supporting a UNICEF initiative to provide 70,000 children with education in Lebanon and 30,000 with a set of textbooks covering core subjects.

Syria

Maha: I don't have to ask anyone for money

Maha, a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon, now makes a living as a tailor after being trained with...

Syria

Getting Syrian children into the classroom in Zaatari camp

Innovative UK-aid funded campaign works with the community to get refugee children off the street...

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 t...

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 assistance, through the World Food Programme, includes food aid for desperate refugees crossin...

Lebanon

Food vouchers: A boost for refugees and local shopkeepers

UK aid helps provide 1.3 million food vouchers every month. They help Syrian refugee families whe...

Lebanon

Pre-paid cards give Syrians food choices

Ekram El-Huni of the World Food Programme on innovations that are changing the way 850,000 Syrian...

Lebanon

Heavy snow makes life in tents a struggle

More than 400,000 Syrian refugees live in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, an area affected by winter stor...

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