Britain Helps - Helping Lebanese fishermen auction their fish

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Lebanon

Helping Lebanese fishermen auction their fish

In the past, these Lebanese fishermen paid a lot of money to middlemen to sell the fish they caught. With the support from UK Aid, they built a new auction house allowing them to sell the fish themselves and profit more from their hard work.

Gaza

Helping homeless people in Gaza

Aid agencies estimate that at least 100,000 people remain homeless in Gaza, the small strip of la...

Syria

Meet Syria's White Helmets

Before the conflict, they were bakers, gym teachers, pharmacists and students. Today, they are un...

Syria

White Helmet's Khaled: One rescue I'll never forget

White Helmets volunteer recounts 12 excruciating hours spent digging a two-week old baby out of a...

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

Roqaya: I didn't think I'd walk again

Roqaya lost both legs when her home in Syria was hit by a bomb. Today, she is mobile again using ...

Syria

Amira: Married at 13 and beaten

Amira fled Jordan because of the trauma she'd suffered there before and during the conflict. With...

Syria

Nawal: I'm a psychologist working with refugees

The UK government has provided £28.3 million to the International Rescue Committee to support pe...

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

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...

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