Healthcare Emergency

The economic downturn has had a severe effect on the healthcare industry. Medicines and medical supplies, the majority of which are imported, are in limited supply, resulting in multiple deaths due to pharmaceutical shortages and endangering the lives of individuals suffering from illnesses such as cancer. Fuel and energy shortages in the country have driven […]

Financial and economic downturn

According to the World Bank, Lebanon’s financial and economic crisis is the result of “deliberately insufficient policy responses” by the Lebanese authorities. Inflation was 281 percent between June 2019 and June 2021. Between August 2020 and August 2021, food costs alone surged by 550 percent. Meanwhile, the national currency has lost 90% of its pre-crisis […]

As reported by Human Rights Watch

In 2021, Lebanon’s human rights situation deteriorated substantially. According to the UN, more than 80% of the country’s people lacked access to basic rights such as health, education, and an adequate standard of living, such as adequate housing and power. The World Bank has branded Lebanon’s crisis a “deliberate depression” due to mismanagement and a […]