Salma Hayek poses for photographers as she arrives to her international premiere film "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced, in Beirut, Monday, April 27, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The first visit of Salma Hayek to her ancestral homeland, Lebanon, aimed to launch the animated feature film "The Prophet" attracted all the national and international media.Salma Hayek's cultural mission, she has played a humanitarian role by visiting a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon to raise awareness on the urgent humanitarian needs of children and families affected by the Syrian crisis.Salma Hayek's humanitarian visit and support to Syrian refugees was preceded few days ago by the speech of Angelina Jolie Pitt, special envoy for Refugee Issues of UNHCR, in the Security Council meeting held on April 24, 2015 . As the crisis in Syria enters its fifth year, with more than 220,000 killed, 7.6 million displaced and nearly 4 million people seeking refuge in neighboring countries, the meeting called for coordinated international support to hinder the Syrian crisis that has become the largest humanitarian emergency in the world. The humanitarian missions and leading roles of such actors and celebrities the increased need for developing and promoting the Celebrity's Humanitarian Responsibility "CHR" concept.
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