Friday, May 21, 2021

Op-Ed: The dichotomy of Lebanon’s social protection and currency crises – Part 1

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This blog is the first part of the Better Assistance in Crises Research programme series exploring the implications of Lebanon's ongoing fiscal crisis for social protection.

Lebanon faces a social protection crisis. Unemployment is rising, food is increasing in price, and essential infrastructure has ground to a halt. Not since the Civil War (1975 – 1990) has it been more challenging for people in Lebanon to meet their basic needs. Read More