A Fire Breaks in a Syrian Refugee Camp Within the Qub Elias Area in Bekaa On the morning of August 4th, 2021, a massive fire swept through Camp 004, one of Qub Elias' Syrian refugee camps, opposite the Caesar field in Bekaa, Lebanon. Civil defense teams extinguished the fire after it had fully burned 25 tents in IS004 camp and 1 tent in IS005 camp, in addition to causing partial damage to 4 tents in IS008.
The situation in Lebanon is miserable with over 55% of the residents living below the poverty line due to an accumulation of financial, economic, social, political and the outbreak of Covid-19, which affected the prices of food mainly meat that keep on rising on daily basis so the vulnerable families have stopped buying meat for their kids. However, All the vulnerable communities in Lebanon are facing an uncertain future that threatens their livelihood and their ability to survive with dignity.
This project targets the most vulnerable families with nutrition and joy. It is considered a crucial project due to its role in strengthening the bonds between the members of the communities (the privileged with the under-privileged) as well as providing the people who perform Qurbani with the opportunity to donate the fresh meat to the most vulnerable families, which is the main objective of performing this type of ritual in the first place. in addition to spreading Eid spirit in their hearts.
This project will leave a positive impact in the lives of the beneficiaries through strengthening the value of social solidarity and improving psychological well being of targeted families during the days of Al-Adha Eid and after.