Climate: Mediterranean; mild to cool, wet winters with hot, dry summers; the Lebanon Mountains experience heavy winter snows
Terrain: narrow coastal plain; El Beqaa (Bekaa Valley) separates Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon Mountains
Environment Issues: deforestation; soil deterioration, erosion; desertification; species loss; air pollution in Beirut from vehicular traffic and the burning of industrial wastes; pollution of coastal waters from raw sewage and oil spills; waste-water management
Languages: Arabic (official), French, English, Armenian
Government Type: parliamentary republic
URGENT is engaged in the following activities within Lebanon:
- Church Planting
- Humanitarian Efforts
Lebanon’s tragic history over the last 70 years, with communal wars, foreign interventions and hostage-taking. With adequate political stability, Lebanon has demonstrated great resilience and potential to rebuild.
- Pray for preservation of religious freedom.
- Pray for Christians to commit to staying in the land in order to spread the gospel to their neighbors.
- Pray for healing and forgiveness for those deeply wounded by the tragedy of war.
- Security Tier: 2
- Religion: Muslim
- Engagement Scale: 2
33.8938° N, 35.5018° E