PHOTO STORY: Migrant workers 'destitute' in Beirut

Many migrants  in Lebanon have lost their jobs as domestic workers.
IOM/Muse Mohammed
Many migrants in Lebanon have lost their jobs as domestic workers.
Agnes, a Sierra Leonean, was told that she would be working in a store as a salesgirl but instead she was taken to work in someone's home.
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Many migrants, like Faruk from Bangladesh, have lost their jobs as a result of the pandemic.
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The Port of Beirut was largely destroyed by an explosion on August 4, 2020.
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Tsigereda, a 25-year-old Ethiopian, has become a leader for migrants suffering from exploitation and abuse at the hands of their employers.
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Tents have been provided for migrants in Beirut who no longer have a place to live.
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A migrant worker from Kenya receives medical treatment provided by IOM.
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Some migrants are able to return to their home countries with the support of local organizations in Lebanon.
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