Report: Lebanon appeals for help dealing with Syrian refugees

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 18, 2013 16:32

Lebanese President Michel Sleiman has called for more international aid to deal with the large number of Syrian refugees in the country, Al Jazeera reported Friday.

According to the report, about 800,000 registered Syrian refugees have streamed into Lebanon.

Al Jazeera cited Lebanese officials as saying the country's resources have been utilized to their limit, as one-fourth of the  population consists of Syrian refugees.


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