Coronavirus poses new barrier to education for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 4:16pm


Lebanon is home to approximately 1.5 million Syrian refugees, almost half of whom are children. Many have been out of school for years or have never had a formal education, but with a global pandemic shutting everything down, access to education is now a lot harder. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Suha Tutunji, curriculum director of Jusoor Lebanon, which works with Syrian refugees.