Repatriated Syrian Refugees Will Return to an Economy Worse than Before

Photo courtesy of Christian Aid Mission.

Lebanon will begin repatriating Syrian refugees to their home country. But this move makes many refugees feel unsafe.

Samuel with Redemptive Stories explains the economic side of things. “The economics of inflation, and the sanctions that have been placed on Bashar al-Assad from the international community, have only exacerbated already existing economic issues.”

“Four years ago, there was a lot of war. But at least the currency was stable.”

At that time, $100 was worth 5000 Lira. Four years later, it’s only worth 400,000 Lira. Even if Syrians have the money to buy what they need, the war in Ukraine means shortages of bread, gas, and electricity.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller


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