In its 2017 report, the High Commission classified Syrian refugees in Lebanon as the poorest compared to their counterparts in other countries; 68 per cent of Syrians in Lebanon live in extreme poverty, defined as less than $2.87 a day.
Nearly 6 million children are in need in Syria and another 2.5 million require assistance in neighboring countries, according to UNICEF.
The U.N. children's agency warned Friday that a critical funding shortfall is threatening aid to 9 million Syrian children, both in their country and among the refugees in neighboring states. UNICEF said the $220 million budget gap to its Syria relief programs is the worst it has faced since the start of the conflict, in 2011. It appealed for