Lost: Syrian refugees and the information gap
|Title||Lost: Syrian refugees and the information gap|
|Year of Publication||2013|
As the Levant braces for what is forecast to be a bitter winter, and with no end in sight to the conflict in Syria, Internews research amongst refugees in camps and urban locations in Lebanon reveals high levels of frustration and confusion amongst refugees about where to turn for help. Many of them are too afraid even to register with UNHCR for fear that their personal details will leak back to the Assad regime. Many more talk of feeling “lost” in a world of rumour and disinformation. Download Internews is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to make their voices heard.