Palestinian refugees in Lebanon refugee camp
Palestinian refugees have gathered at a UNRWA clinic in AlBadawi refugee camp, north of Lebanon, protesting health service cut, a London-based watchdog has reported.
A Wednesday report by the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) said Palestinian refugees have rallied at the UNRWA facility in AlBadawi Camp to denounce the acute medicine shortage and poor services provided at the clinic.
AGPS quoted the refugees as stating that they have been forced to purchase drugs at costs that exceed their budgets.
The protesters forced staff members out of their offices and handed over a memorandum to UNRWA director in AlBadawi refugee camp.
AGPS data indicates that nearly 28,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria have sought shelter in Lebanon, where they have been subjected to a precarious legal status and dire socio-economic conditions owing to their lack of access to vital services, particularly health care.