Syrian refugees face new misery as winter storms descend

By Liz Sly, January 6, 2015

ZAHLE, Lebanon — As the driving rain turned to icy sleet and a blustering wind rocked their flimsy tent, Umm Khalil and her four children shivered, from fear as much as the cold. A major storm was descending on Lebanon, and along with hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees bracing for the onslaught, she worried the family would lose the few possessions they had left.Read full article >>