April 26, 2019

Faith organizations are key in global refugee response

This article was written by Jean Duff, president of the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities, and published on Devex, the media platform for the global development community. The JLI provides humanitarian policy makers and practitioners with research […]
March 21, 2019

Journey of a mother

MEET ROULA “I was living in a nice house with my husband, our newborn son, and two daughters. One day we were told that ISIS was coming to our neighborhood. I left the house immediately with my children. As we […]
March 8, 2019

In the bleak mid-winter

In 2018-2019, Lebanon and Syria went through one of the harshest winters in many years as they were hit by intense storms, heavy rain, and snowfall leading to floods and freezing temperatures that severely affected numerous families living in makeshift […]
January 4, 2019

Quarterly highlights – Q4 2018

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December 5, 2018

Restoring hope and dignity

MEET PASTOR AMAL “When my wife and I started serving in our building, it wasn’t a church at all. We noticed the tension between the Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community here, and we perceived that the refugees were living […]
October 1, 2018

Quarterly highlights – Q3 2018

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September 28, 2018

Getting ready for the new academic year

This new academic year, more than 1,600 children are enrolled in the nine education centers we are supporting in Lebanon. An additional 370 will continue to benefit from two child friendly spaces in Syria. This September, MERATH organized several trainings […]
July 1, 2018
Protecting children

Quarterly highlights – Q2 2018

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June 17, 2018
Rehabilitating homes in Syria

Rehabilitating homes, rebuilding lives

MERATH’s local church partners started rehabilitating homes in Syria, enabling needy families to live in their homes once more. By providing safe homes to live in and much needed work for local people, MERATH will enable vulnerable Syrian families, who have […]
March 16, 2018
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Internally displaced woman now helps many in Syria

MEET YARA    “I used to work in a well-known bank and my husband was a lawyer. We are from a city in Syria where violent fighting and attacks forced us to move with our 3-year-old son soon after the […]