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‘We’ve started a WhatsApp group for refugees living in this area’ a middle aged man said enthusiastically, explaining how the platform was helping the group share information and provide each other with much needed support. The man, formerly a respected school teacher in Syria, was speaking to a group of people at a drop-in information centre (called Dawaween in Arabic). Forced to flee his home in Syria to Lebanon five years ago, he was determined to help his community build a future. ‘Syria is our homeland and we must be prepared to rebuild it on our return’ he remarked assuredly. His peers nodded in agreement.


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08/12/2016, 05:52

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08/12/2016, 01:52