Health crisis among Palestinian refugees

One survey of 356 Palestinian people living in refugee camps in Lebanon revealed that an estimated 31% of people in these camps have chronic illnesses, and nearly a quarter had experienced acute illness in the six months prior to being surveyed.

Another survey of 2501 households revealed that 63% of households had experienced food insecurity.

“These abstracts outline an extraordinary picture of Palestinian life, and when taken together, these data expose the hidden crisis facing Palestinian refugees, whose health needs have been sorely