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In the sections below, we take a look at how life is like in Palestinian refugee camps. Over 1.5 million Palestinians – one third of the registered Palestine refugees – live in 58 recognized refugee camps in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Unfortunately, lack of appropriate funding means that most of these camps are little more than shanty towns, with rampant squalor.
How do you think you would fare in a refugee camp in Gaza? Take Al Shati camp (also known as Beach Camp), which is located along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the northern [...]
10 facts about Ein el-Hilweh Refugee Camp in Lebanon: 1. Ein el-Hilweh means “sweet, natural spring”. It was chosen in 1948 by UN staff after a nearby stream. It was originally established by the International [...]