Syrian refugees in Lebanon exceeds 832,000

Beirut, Dec 3: The number of Syrian refugees seeking shelter in Lebanon has reached 832,000, according to the latest UN report.

There are over 758,000 Syrian refugees registered with the agency while more than 73,000 are waiting for their registration process to complete, Xinhua cited from the UN refugee agency report issued Monday.

During his recent visit to Lebanon, Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees lauded the country’s “massive generosity” in playing host to more than 800,000 Syrian refugees, and urged donor countries to supply financial assistance to Lebanon and to the refugees.

IANS