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Makhzoumi Foundation

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Q1: What kind of assistance does MF provide to refugees?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Iraqis only
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  • Food and hygiene baby kit voucher
  • Financial assistance for emergencies
  • Psychological support and follow up
Locations: National
Q2: After a household visit will you directly assist me with monthly financial assistance?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Iraqis only
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No, we will do a home visit and only after we will assess and decide if you can be found eligible to receive assistance.

Locations: National
Q3: I have a serious medical condition, how can you assist me?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Iraqis only
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In non-emergency situations, refugees can approach Makhzoumi Foundation primary health care centres and seek medical assistance. For emergencies, refugees should approach the nearest UNHCR-contracted hospital and contact NEXtCARE.

Locations: National
Q4: I heard that you referred refugees to Caritas?
Applies to: All Registered Refugees and asylum seekers, Non registered, Iraqis only
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As of 2015 you should contact Caritas and take an appointment to open a file.

Makhzoumi and Caritas provide the same type of assistance to refugees.

Locations: National
Q5: I am an Iraqi refugee, can you provide me with food vouchers?
Applies to: Non registered, Iraqis only
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Yes, we can provide you with a food voucher if available and after determining your eligibility.

Locations: National
Q6: I am an Iraqi refugee, unemployed; can you assist me to pay the rent?
Applies to: Non registered, Iraqis only
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If you are unemployed and you are not eligible to receive assistance, we can do an urgent home visit and speak with the landlord to follow-up on your situation. If necessary and financial resources are available, we can provide you with a one-time only emergency financial assistance sum.

Locations: National
Q7: I am an Iraqi refugee, I take chronic medication, and it’s too expensive I cannot buy it every month how you can help me?
Applies to: Non registered, Iraqis only
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If you have chronic medication, you should present your medical report and your medical prescription to us or to the pharmacy at Makhzoumi PHC, and we refer it to another YMCA organization to get the medication. Kindly note that that the medication could be available only once a month.

Locations: National
Q8: Can you provide more than one food voucher?
Applies to: Non registered, Iraqis only
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Unfortunately, it is not possible. The food assistance voucher is per family and is provided only to those found to be most in need and depending on financial availability.

Locations: National
Q9: I am 60 years old I cannot work, what kind of assistance can you provide me with?
Applies to: Non registered, Iraqis only
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We can provide you with monthly financial assistance and food vouchers once assessment is done and you are found to be eligible for assistance.

Locations: National
Q10: Can you provide support if I just arrived in Lebanon?
Applies to: Non registered, Iraqis only
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New arrivals in Lebanon can be provided with limited financial assistance to cover basic expenses.

Locations: National
Q11: I am an asylum seeker; I need assistance to pay the rent. Are you able to support?
Applies to: Non registered, Iraqis only
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Asylum seekers can have access to education and health services. If they are found to be most in need, home visits and social assessments can be conducted and on an exceptional basis emergency financial assistance can be provided.

Locations: National