The Open Library Project
The Open Library Project is an online resource library with readily available reference books, reports, studies, guides and tools, and fact sheets relevant to civil society and civil society organisations’ work in Lebanon.
Dossiers are sub-libraries specific to certain events or themes
Cover Title Publisher(s) Publishing Year Synopsis Dossier Theme
Health System Resilience: Lebanon and the Syrian refugee crisis Journal of Global Health 2016
Between 2011 and 2013, the Lebanese population increased by 30% due to the influx of Syrian refugees. While a sudden increase of such magnitude represents a shock to the health system,... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Health
WASH Assessment of Syrian Refugee Households in Akkar Governorate REACH 2014
As the Syrian Crisis enters its fourth year, numerous water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) needs remain to be filled among Syrian refugees living in Lebanon, who now number more than 1.1... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Water Sanitation & Hygiene
Regional Strategic Overview: Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan (3RP) 2018-2019 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) 2017
The conflict in Syria continues to drive the largest refugee crisis in the world. Over 5.3 million Syrians are registered as refugees in neighbouring countries as of 1 December 2017. Despite the... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Relief Services, Refugees
Refugees at Home: A Livelihoods Assessment of Lebanese Returnees from Syria International Organization for Migration (IOM) 2014
Over three years after it began, the Syria crisis continues to weigh extremely heavily upon Lebanon. Around a quarter of its population is now made up of refugees, whose needs remain dire even... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Quality of Life, Internally Displaced Population
VASYR 2017: Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) 2017
The 2017 Vulnerability Assessment of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon (VASyR) is the fifth annual survey assessing the situation of a representative sample of registered Syrian refugee households to... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Safety & Security
At a Glance: Health Access and Utilization Survey Among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) 2016
This cross sectional survey was conducted among Syrian refugees living in Lebanon, to monitor access to and utilization of key health services. Refugees in Lebanon are predominantly living in... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Health
Justice for Stability: Addressing the Impact of Mass Displacement on Lebanon’s Justice System International Alert 2017

This policy brief outlines options for strengthening rule of law in Lebanon to improve access to justice for both Lebanese citizens and Syrian refugees. It discusses stopgap measures for the... [read more]

Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Human Rights & Protection
Refugee Perceptions in Lebanon Ground Truth Solutions 2017
This report presents findings from a survey conducted from 3-11 July, 2017 with three distinct refugee groups in Lebanon: Syrian refugees; Palestine refugees from Syria; and Palestine refugees... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Multiculturalism, Humanitarian Financing & Resources
Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 United Nations (U.N) 2017
For the last six years, Lebanon has been at the forefront of one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time. Despite increasing economic, social, demographic, political, and security... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Relief Services, Refugees, Policy Interventions
Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon: Continuous Lack of Protection Forced Migration Review (FMR) 2007
There are no official statistics but there may be more than 40,000 Iraqi refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon already hosts some 400,000 Palestinians for whom no durable solution is in sight. In the... [read more]
Migration, Mobility and Circulation Refugees, Human Rights & Protection

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