Syrian Refugees In The Bekaa

Collection with 37 media items created by U.S. Editor

13 Feb 2013 10:00

Refugees and camps in the initial stages of development, construction and without basic infrastructure.

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Refugee Children
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Refugee Children standing in front of the Lebanese - Syrian Border.

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The Mayflower
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A converted school bus is parked a refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley. The bus has the historical name "Mayflower" written on the side, sharing it's name with the first ship to land in the New World from Britain.

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Contaminated Water
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Drainage ditches fill up with rubbish, causing problems with sanitation at a refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley, along the border with Syria.

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Refugee Children
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A young Refugee child looks out from the doorway of his makeshift home across flooded land in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, along the border with Syria.

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Refugee Children
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Syrian refugee children wave from the camps in the Bekaa Valley near the Syrian border.

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Bathroom Facilities
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

In this camp UNICEF has provided basic bathroom facilities in order to improve sanitation.

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Refugee With A Television Set
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A man holds a TV, standing in a refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley along the border with Syria.

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Refugee Children
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A group of young male refugees in a camp in the Bekaa Valley along the border with Syria.

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Refugee Child
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A young male refugee in a camp in the Bekaa Valley, along the Syrian border.

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New Home
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A refugee child stands looking into the distance with the shadow of a house on the wall behind him.

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Ground Water
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Ground water often floods the camps due to poor drainage and the winter snowfall.

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Roadside Refugee Camp
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Many of the camps are along the main roads bordering Syria.

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Getting Prepared
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Women and children prepare for a photo at a refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

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Syria's Children And Syria
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Children pose for a photo at a Syrian refugee camp in the Bekaa Vallery. The Syrian border is in the background.

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Flooded Camp
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

The camps often flood due to poor drainage and the winter snowfall.

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Syrian Children
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Syrian refugee children cannot afford school so they spend their days playing in the camps near the border.

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Community Centre
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A local Lebanese business man has setup a community centre for the refugees and local people. It's a place where everyone can meet and get support. It is finely furnished and has electricity and satellite TV.

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Dirty Water
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

The refugee camps lack basic sanitation and dirty water flows into the camp from tents and bathrooms.

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Men Construct A Shelter
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

New arrivals from Syria build shelters in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

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Construction Of Makeshift Shelter
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

On arrival at the camps, refugees construct makeshift wooden framed shelters.

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Refugee Living Room
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A living room in a half-built apartment that houses eight Syrian families.

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Refugee Kitchen
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

This shared kitchen in a partially constructed apartment houses Syrian refugees. All the cooking utensils and cookware has been supplied by the local Lebanese community.

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Refugee Kitchen
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

The shared kitchen in a partially construction apartment in block housing for Syrian Refugees. All the cooking utensils and cookware has been supplied by the local Lebanese community.

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Syrian Refugee Family
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A Syrian family poses in the half-built apartment in which they are forced to reside.

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Refugee Child
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A Syrian refugee child sits in the living area of a half-built apartment.

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Construction Site
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

This half-finished building has become a home to Syrian families escaping the bloodshed. It has no windows or doors and provides shelter to around eight families.

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Modern Services Run To A Makeshift Sh...
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A makeshift shelter, connected to intermittent electricity via a cable in the street for Syrian refugees.

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Living Space Inside A Shelter
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A room for washing and cooking inside a makeshift Syrian shelter.

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Living Space Inside A Refugee Shelter
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A makeshift Syrian home, many of the items seen here have been donated from the local community.

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Living Space
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A living space inside a makeshift Syrian shelter, with TV and paper walls.

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Inside A Makeshift Shelter
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A living space inside a makeshift Syrian shelter.

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Syrian Passport
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A Syrian women holding her Syrian family passport.

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Spare Materials
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Refugees rely on support from the local Lebanese community for their existence. A lack of aid to the region means shelters are constructed from any materials the local people can spare.

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Farm Work
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

The Bekaa Valley's main industry is agriculture, some refugees are fortunate enough to find work labouring, others are not.

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Local Lebanese Child
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

Local children and refugees live and work together in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon.

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Electrical Generator
Dalhamiye, Lebanon
By Docphot
13 Feb 2013

A local Lebanese family starts the generator that provides their electricity. Even in winter most homes are without constant electrical power.