Rana… From Hope to Reality

We met Rana, a teenage Syrian girl who lost her parents due to the ongoing war in her country. The war left deep scars on Rana’s life, as she lost her home and ended up living in extremely difficult conditions. She suffered from lack of food and medicine, and faced challenges in accessing proper education. … Read more

On July 27, 2023, URDA (Union of relief and development associations) responded to the refugee camp fire in Akkar and worked to secure the needs of the affected individuals.

Following the recent fire in Bhanin, Akkar, specifically at the Abu Askar 015 camp on July 21, 2023, relief and shelter teams were immediately mobilized to support the affected individuals. According to the field team’s information, the fire was caused by an electrical malfunction, which fortunately did not result in any human casualties. However, the … Read more

With the presence of the Japanese Ambassador, URDA inaugurates a project to enhance healthcare in the Bekaa region

In the presence of His Excellency the Japanese Ambassador to Lebanon, Mr. “Magoshi Masayuki,” and with funding from the Japanese Embassy in Lebanon, the Union of Relief and Development Associations (URDA) celebrated today, July 25, 2023, the launch of a project that enhances healthcare services in the Central Bekaa. A clinic has been equipped to … Read more

Volunteering at the Shelter sector at URDA

Volunteering in the shelter, sanitation, water, and environment sector at URDA can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. Working in this sector requires the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds and handle challenging and sensitive humanitarian situations. Volunteer activities in this sector vary, including distributing food, clothes, and medicine, cleaning and renovating shelters, … Read more

The Shelter, Sanitation, Water, and Environment sector at URDA

The Shelter, Sanitation, Water, and Environment sector at URDA (Union of Relief and Development Associations) is dedicated to providing decent housing, healthcare, water, sanitation, and environmental conservation for vulnerable and marginalized groups in society. These groups include the poor, displaced individuals, refugees, patients, children, the elderly, people with disabilities, and others in need. This sector … Read more

The Inspiring Photographer’s Story: Rami and His Deep Vision for Creating Change

Meet Rami, a talented photographer with a unique and profound vision for creating positive change in his community. Rami has spent several years working as a photographer at URDA, focusing primarily on capturing impactful photos that document the lives of people suffering from poverty, illness, cold weather, and other crises. Through his lens, Rami carries … Read more

URDA concludes the “Eid for All” campaign. More than 14,000 beneficiary families from Eid projects in 2023/1444 AH.

The Union of Relief and Development Associations (URDA) in Lebanon has concluded the “Eid for All” campaign for the year 2023/1444 AH, targeting 14,054 vulnerable families of various Lebanese, Syrian, and Palestinian nationalities in different regions of Lebanon. This year’s sacrifices included 372 sheep, 187 calves, and 145 goats in Arsal, Bekaa, the North, and … Read more

Achievements of the “Eid for All” campaign on its third day include providing sacrificial meat to over 2,600 families

URDA continues to offer sacrificial meat to the most vulnerable families of various nationalities. On the third day of Eid, 37 calves and 70 sheep were slaughtered, and the meat was distributed to 2,662 families in areas such as Arsal, Bekaa, Sidon, and the North. To ensure the provision of high-quality products to the beneficiary … Read more

The “Eid for All” festival spreads joy among 600 children with broad student participation.

The Union of Relief and Development Associations (URDA) organized a three-day entertainment festival during the blessed Eid al-Adha, with the aim of bringing happiness to approximately 600 children in the Yasmine Camp and nearby camps in the Bekaa region. This special humanitarian initiative aimed to alleviate the burden on children and their families, who face … Read more

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