Over 100 of 4,000 Syrian Refugees Begin Relocation to Germany from Lebanon on Temporary Basis

11 September 2013 - One hundred and seven Syrian refugees will board the plane to Germany from Lebanon today as part of the German Humanitarian Admissions Programme (HAP) to temporarily welcome approximately 4,000 Syrian refugees until they are able to return home in safety and dignity or find other durable solutions. The Syrian refugees leaving on Wednesday were identified by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Lebanon between June and July 2013 and will travel on the International Organization for Migration (IOM) charter flights from Beirut to Hanover.