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Lebanon

Lebanon National Flag
Lebanon
World Vision in the Middle East: Lebanon

Lebanon is located in the Middle East, on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.
The western mountain range contains the last remaining groves of the Cedars of Lebanon, used by the ancient Phoenicians to build ships, houses and temples.

See the communities World Vision works with in Lebanon:

1. Akkar Go to Communtiy page 2. Tyre Go to Communtiy page      
Lebanon National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Lebanon 9/1000 75 Years 100% $9,020 90% 90% 4,015 4,228,000


Country Challenges Geography & People
  • More than nine percent of the workforce is unemployed in Lebanon
  • Almost 30 percent of people in Lebanon live below the poverty line
  • Healthcare costs can take as much as 50% of the income for families in Palestinian refugee camps
  • The quality of Lebanon's education system has suffered from war and lack of qualified teachers

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