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"International Journal of Political Science and Governance"

2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A

On managing health in conflict: Refugees, political will and international obligations amid coronavirus in Lebanon


Author(s): Jasmin Lilian Diab

Abstract:
Background: Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in Lebanon, discriminatory practices against the country' s refugee population have been prevalent. These practices have included imposing curfews when curfews are lifted for citizens, restricting movement even when lockdowns are suspended, disregarding international legal frameworks and leaving international organizations to assist refugees without government support throughout this pandemic.
Aim: The aim of this commentary is to highlight Lebanon' S legal obligations towards refugees in times of crisis as they intersect with their obligations at the international level.
Objectives: 1. Highlight Lebanon's overall approach to Coronavirus within the refugee community; 2. Discuss their obligations towards the refugee community in times of crisis in compliance with international frameworks; 3. Provide recommendations for cooperative approaches and ways forward.
Methodology: This commentary undertook an extensive desk review as well as Key Informant Interviews to validate the data extracted.


Pages: 24-28 | Views: 79 | Downloads: 7

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How to cite this article:
Jasmin Lilian Diab. On managing health in conflict: Refugees, political will and international obligations amid coronavirus in Lebanon. Int J Political Sci Governance 2021;3(1):24-28.
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