Event Report: Challenges Facing Syrian Refugees and Jordan

Discussion: Pressures from a pandemic The panel discussion was moderated by Elizabeth Ferris, WRMC Vice President of Research, with introductory and closing remarks provided by WRMC Honorary Chair, HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan. The discussants were report authors: Omar Asfour, a medical doctor and a public health researcher and practitioner, Oroub El-Abed, […]

Crisis in Lebanon — Event Report

On August 4, 2020 a large amount of ammonium nitrate exploded in the port of Beirut, Lebanon. The blast injured more than 6,500 individuals and killed upwards of 200 people — 34 of whom were refugees. The explosion also caused massive, wide scale infrastructure damage to a country already dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic on […]