Could Lebanon’s economic collapse create a humanitarian crisis? | Inside Story

Lebanon’s economic meltdown is pushing more people to take dangerous sea journeys to seek better lives abroad.
Dozens drowned off the coast of Syria, in the worst capsizing of a migrant boat this year.
The vessel carried up to 150 Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian refugees.
Many reportedly paid smugglers thousands of dollars.
Can anything prevent people from taking risky boat journeys?

Presenter: Imran Khan


Zeina Mohanna – Board Member, Amel Association International.

Patrick Mardini – President and Founder, Lebanese Institute for Market Studies.
Bente Scheller – Director, Heinrich Böll Foundation’s Middle East office in Beirut.

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