Response to the Syrian Crisis within the Middle East Region: Comparison of Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Refugees In Jordan and Lebanon

The crisis created by the conflicts in Syria was the largest displacement crisis in the world according to the report of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in 2016. turkey, Lebanon and Jordan were among the first countries to respond to the Syrian crisis and were directly affected by it because these countries share boundaries as well as historical relations with Syria. these countries are considered the most common abode for Syrian refugees. the purpose of this study is, therefore, to identify the nature of the humanitarian assistance received by Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan as low-income countries and what are the most critical problems they faced. the research also looks at how the Syrian refugee crisis can be dealt with and responded by these countries. through this comparison, many important points have been reached regarding the status of refugees within the Middle east region and the response mechanism in developing countries. However, many countries in the region do not have a clear policy applicable to refugee protection and are not a party to international refugee protection conventions. therefore, no special legal status protects and regulates refugees in many countries in the region.
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Y. Snoubar and O. F. Tanrısever, “Response to the Syrian Crisis within the Middle East Region: Comparison of Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Refugees In Jordan and Lebanon,” The Review of International Affairs, pp. 51–66, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: