In Lebanon, the demographic shock due to the Syrian displacement in combination with decreased of the economic activities have created a complex, protracted crisis. In the country poverty among refugees has risen to an unprecedented level.

The Bekaa Valley is the area hosting the biggest number of refugees, living mainly in ITS where access to basic services is very poor and families are often subjected to low level of security and protection. In this framework, the action aims to enhancing the protection of the most vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers by providing a multi sectorial response (Wash and Shelter) which will reduce the obstacles to access to safe and dignified asylum. The action is intended to assure minimum basic humanitarian standards for refugees and asylum seekers, while setting the basis for a transitional strategy to provide a more integrated approach able to respond comprehensively and impartially to protection-sensitive needs of the areas of intervention.