The struggle for economic survival of the citizens of Lebanon

The World Bank estimates that the percentage of the poor in Lebanon will rise to 45% (3 million people, of whom 1.7 will fall below the poverty line in 2020) and that the percentage of the extremely poor will rise to 22% (1.5 million, of whom 685,000 in 2020). A study by the UN Economic and Social Committee for West Asia warned at the end of last August that by the end of 2020, half of Lebanon’s residents may not be able to buy the food they need. These and other figures may indicate that we are facing a wave of crime in Lebanon. Survival “… As of today, there have been increasing reports of street crime such as burglary and theft…

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