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Dorcas

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Q1: I have recently arrived in Lebanon from Iraq, where can I register for basic assistance?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Lebanese
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There are many focal points, mainly churches that are registering Iraqis and asylum seekers coming from Iraq who will take your information and will send them to us so we can help you.

Locations: National
Q2: What are the conditions to be eligible for basic assistance (mattresses, blankets, kitchen material and hygiene kits)?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Lebanese
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If you are within the 2 first months of arrival in Lebanon, you are eligible for our assistance.

Locations: National
Q3: If I have come alone to Lebanon , and my family is scheduled to come in the next weeks, will I receive assistance?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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No, we don’t help single individuals. But when your

family arrives in Lebanon we will include you in our

distribution list.

Locations: National
Q4: Do I have to be registered with UNHCR to receive assistance?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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No, assistance is based on date of entry in Lebanon and not on UNHCR registration.

Locations: National
Q5: Is food included in the assistance you provide?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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Yes, food is part of the basic assistance package we give.

Locations: National
Q6: What do I need to bring to receive assistance?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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You will need your passport and to show the stamp of entrance into Lebanon.

Locations: National
Q7: How will I know the time and location of distribution?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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You will be contacted from our NGO who will specify the date, time and location of distribution.

Locations: National
Q8: If I don’t fit the newcomer criteria and I approach Dorcas after being in Lebanon for 2 months, am I still eligible for food assistance?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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Yes. You can only receive food assistance after the first 2 months have passed.

Locations: National
Q9: Do I receive assistance once or can I receive it a second time from Dorcas?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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Our assistance is given once.

Locations: National
Q10: Can I receive clothes?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Lebanese
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Yes, you can receive clothes. However, this subject to availability.

Locations: National
Q11: Can I send someone else to receive assistance on my behalf?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Lebanese
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Yes, if that person brings an original copy of your passport and shows a proof of relationship to you.

Locations: National
Q12: Can you help with cash for rent?
Applies to: Non registered, Lebanese, Iraqis only
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We will start a small cash for rent program. However, it is not yet in place.

Locations: National