Refugees and Social Media- the Lebanon Story

Organisation: | Apr 2017 Author: Martin Dawes
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The refugee crisis in the Middle East has been a huge driver of innovation for aid agencies. In Lebanon there are more than a million Syrians. Many have taken to using social media to receive information, encourage, support and warn their compatriots of scams. Helping this process, and making sure that information flows presents daily challenges to the UNHCR agency. here more from the agency's Communicating with affected people specialist Joseph Sargi in this podcast

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