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'The sea has come to us:' Syrian refugees hardest hit in 'worst storm' to hit Lebanon

Jan 09, 2019 - CNN

Mohamed Kassaf, 32, was in his tent with his four children when a storm hit. The river outside Hoor refugee camp overflowed. Rain and sewage water seeped through the tent's tarpaulin sheets.

"The water went from tent to tent. We kept moving from room to room until I couldn't take it anymore. I had the kids sent somewhere else," recalls Kassaf. He spent the night in his bed soaked and waiting for the storm to pass.

The water rose to nearly half a meter at many of the Syrian refugee ca...