NGOs raise alarm over worsening humanitarian crisis in Lebanon

A joint statement from the LHIF and LHDF14 April 2022 Today’s publication of new data on humanitarian needs across Lebanon is a reflection of the alarming deterioration of the lives of millions of people caught up in the multiple crises affecting the country. LHDF and LHIF urge the government and the international community to actContinue reading “NGOs raise alarm over worsening humanitarian crisis in Lebanon”

غزو أوكرانيا يُفسد الاستعدادات لشهر رمضان جراء ارتفاع الأسعار

مع اقتراب شهر رمضان المبارك، تجد عائلات كثيرة نفسها عاجزة عن توفير كلفة موائد الإفطار الغنية بأطباقها، بعدما فاقم غزو روسيا لأوكرانيا أزمات الغذاء الموجودة أساساً في دول عدة في المنطقة العربية وغيرها ورفع أسعار منتجات وسلع رئيسية. من تونس حتى الصومال، يكافح السكان في الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا من أجل تأمين قوتهم اليومي والحدّContinue reading “غزو أوكرانيا يُفسد الاستعدادات لشهر رمضان جراء ارتفاع الأسعار”

Avant le début du ramadan, la flambée des prix rend les préparatifs moroses

L’invasion de l’Ukraine par la Russie fin février a exacerbé les problèmes alimentaires de certains pays d’Afrique et du Moyen-Orient, pesant sur les préparatifs du ramadan, mois de jeûne musulman qui débute ce weekend, où les tables sont traditionnellement garnies à la nuit tombée. Les fidèles qui rompent traditionnellement le jeûne de l’aube au crépusculeContinue reading “Avant le début du ramadan, la flambée des prix rend les préparatifs moroses”

Muslims face frugal Ramadan as Ukraine war drives up food prices

Russia’s Ukraine invasion, which has already exacerbated food woes in parts of Africa and the Middle East, is marring preparations for the holy month of Ramadan and forcing a turn to frugal iftar sunset meals.  From Lebanon to Tunisia and Somalia, Muslims who traditionally break a dawn-to-dusk fast with lavish family meals, are now struggling toContinue reading “Muslims face frugal Ramadan as Ukraine war drives up food prices”

Lynn Malas, MEAL & Partnerships Officer with NUSANED

“It is super important for us to empower one another, to make sure other women feel comfortable expressing themselves” Lynn Malas works with NUSANED, a local non-governmental organization, as a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Partnerships officer. She is passionate about her work, as it allows her to be in a space-oriented towards assisting her community, inContinue reading “Lynn Malas, MEAL & Partnerships Officer with NUSANED”

IWD 2022: Women-led Climate Action for a Sustainable Future in Lebanon

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate women in all their diversity. We celebrate their lives, their experiences, and their accomplishments. This year, we focus on women leading the fight against climate change together with their daily struggles against patriarchy and inequalities. Environmental issues might not be the first thing to come to mind when thinkingContinue reading “IWD 2022: Women-led Climate Action for a Sustainable Future in Lebanon”