Winter Aid Cheer Up Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

The refugees appreciated the food and winter clothes because the area they live in is the coldest area in Lebanon when winter arrives. Currently, the temperature in Bekaa can reach 3 degrees Celsius.

ACT volunteers in Lebanon prepare aid for Syrian refugees in Bekaa. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, BEKAA - Aksi Cepat Tanggap distributed winter aid to Syrian refugees in Bekaa, Lebanon, this March. A total of 220 food packages and 107 packages of winter clothes were distributed.

Said Mukaffiy from ACT's Global Humanity Response explained that the deteriorating condition in Lebanon due to the pandemic has also affected Syrian refugees who seek safety in that country. "ACT’s presence is felt by the Syrian refugees in the Bekaa camp as a hope that comes during the most difficult times like now," Said stated.

The refugees appreciated the food and winter clothes because the area they live in is the coldest area in Lebanon when winter arrives. Currently, the temperature in Bekaa can reach 3 degrees Celsius.

Othman (35), one of the beneficiaries, appreciated the assistance provided by ACT. He said, this assistance was very valuable for the Syrian refugees. "On behalf of all beneficiaries, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to generous people in Indonesia," he said.

This assistance is a testament to the generosity of Indonesians who are always at the forefront of helping people in need. []