Since 2019, a deepening political, financial and economic crises have led to protests against politicians, corruption and living standards.
There are a wide range of humanitarian needs with refugees making up 30% of the population. Generalised insecurity has made it difficult for aid agencies to operate safely and securely.
The Beirut port explosion prompted several aid agencies to carry out security reviews, instructing staff to remain at home, and in some cases to suspend programmes. The explosion caused over 180 deaths and injured more than 6,000 people, destroyed several major hospitals, some 20 clinics, and over 120 schools. Data