02 Jun 2015
A huge fire broke out in a camp for displaced Syrians in Al-Jrahya area adjacent to Al-Marj city in the Lebanese province ”Bekaa”, and dozens of tents with its furniture and luggage were completely burnt, also plastic tanks used for water and household uses, as well as burned a traditional blankets pools which developed by associations and councils donor.
Teams from the Ministry of Social Affairs have worked under the supervision of Hussein Salem, to withdraw the children and the elderly from the camp, with help from civil defence, security forces and residents who rushed to surround the fire.
It is noteworthy that the cause of the fire is still unknown, and investigations are underway by the Lebanese authorities to detect it.
The Anatolia news agency reported that there were six deaths of people, including a child, and the fall a number of the wounded after the fire.
This is not the first fire that breaks out in Syrian camps either in southern or Bekaa area, in last May fire broke out in camp in Sahl-Jdeta in Bekaa, but the damage was confined to materialism without casualties.This is not the first fire that breaks out in Syrian camps either in southern or Bekaa area, in last May fire broke out in camp in Sahl-Jdeta in Bekaa, but the damage was confined to materialism without casualties.
From months ago, the fire burnt 70 tent for Syrian displaced in Al-Feda in Zahla city, and befor that in Sahl-Shtora in Bekaa.
According to the number of United Nations more than 100 thousand of Syrian displaced live in Lebanon, but the real number is much more than that, especially as the numbers are constantly increasing with the continue of the Syrian crisis.
According to observers, these Syrian displaced are living in very difficult conditions in the absence of state support, and the presence of shy support of international relief organizations.