Sabhiya Hammadi Sheikh, 40, from Raqqa in Syria, holds her daughter as she sits with friends at an informal settlement for Syrian refugees near the town of Baalbek in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, on January 26, 2016.
Oxfam currently provides safe, clean drinking water to some 5,000 of the most vulnerable Syrian refugees in Lebanon at over 120 informal settlements. Furthermore, Oxfam provides toilets to almost 7,000 refugees at over 160 informal settlements.
As the Syrian civil war drags toward its 5th anniversary, there are, according to UNHCR, currently 1.07 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Those that live in informal settlements face harsh conditions.