Fighting reported in Ain Al Hilweh Palestinian Refugee Camp
30 July 2023: In the Ain Al Hilweh Palestinian Refugee Camp, near Sidon city, district and governorate, fighting broke out between Fatah members and al-Shabaab al-Muslim militants. Shrapnel from a mortar shell fell on a military post outside the camp, wounding a Lebanese soldier. By 01 August, at least 11 people, including fighters, were killed, and […] more
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Aid in Danger

In 2020, generalised insecurity affected aid operations, assets and staff. Aid delivery was disrupted by shootings more than once in Baalbek-Hermel governorate. Allegations of misconduct by aid agencies or staff, as well as state intervention have impeded aid agencies’ operational space.

Aid vehicles were taken in armed carjacking’s in Beqaa and Baalbek-Hermel governorates. Theft of staff personal property and small amounts of money occurred in various locations in the country. Staff experienced threats, sexual harassment, and beneficiary or protester violence whilst working on project sites.

Aid agencies issued security instructions such as staff hibernation, limited staff movement and programme suspensions in response to the general security context, including crossfire shooting, police raids, armed robberies and carjacking’s. Data