UNHCR head in Lebanon Mireille Girard speaks at event, on Oct. 21, 2018. (The Daily Star/HO)
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The head of the U.N. agency for refugees in Lebanon said Sunday that 88 percent of Syrian refugees residing in Lebanon want to return to their homeland, according to the state-run National News Agency.Girard said that three quarters of the Syrian refugee population in Lebanon lives under the poverty line ($4 per day), and more than a half of the refugee population is living under the extreme poverty line of less than $3 dollars per day.According to Girard, refugees in Lebanon pay an average of $200 per month for rent.
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