Children play at a makeshift settlement for Syrian refugees in Bar Elias, in the Bekaa valley, March 15, 2015. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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Lebanon's share of the $3.8 billion in aid pledged at an international donors' conference for Syrian relief in Kuwait has yet to be determined, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Wednesday.Some 78 countries and 40 international aid organizations were present at the Kuwaiti conference.Lebanon hosts around 1.5 million Syrian refugees, and the influx has put immense pressure on its already feeble infrastructure and struggling economy.Derbas said he expected Lebanon's share of the aid would be determined within a month.
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