Syrian Refugees Build House Out Of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Movie Posters

Striking images from Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley.

1. Oxfam policy director Ben Phillips tweeted this photo of a Syrian refugee family’s new home in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley.

Ben Phillips

@benphillips76

It was a Hunger Games movie poster. Now it’s someone’s house. Syrian refugees use whatever they can find. Lebanon.

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Ben Phillips

@benphillips76

It’s getting colder in the Bekaa Valley. “Where do you sleep?” “The floor.” “Do you have a heater to say warm?” “We only have blankets.”

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3. Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon have been forced to build — or reinforce — shelters out of any materials that they can find.

Ben Phillips

@benphillips76

Used to be a chicken coop. Home for Syrian refugee family. They pay $100 a month rent. “We buy food with debt.”

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