Syrian Refugees Add To Beirut's Dense Mix Of Cultures


A Syrian child named Akram is viewed in the home he shares with over... News PhotoBeirut,Child,Concentration,Conflict,Family,Horizontal,Human Interest,Idlib,Lebanon - Country,People,Politics,Poverty,Refugee,Residential District,Syria,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBEIRUT, LEBANON - JULY 01: A Syrian child named Akram (3 months) is viewed in the home he shares with over 20 extended members of his family from Idlib, Syria in a poor neighborhood with a high concentration of Syrian refugees on July 01, 2013 in Beirut, Lebanon. Currently the Lebanese government officially hosts 546,000 Syrians with an estimated additional 500,000 who have not registered with the United Nations. Lebanon, a country of only 4 million people, is now home to the largest number of Syrian refugees who have fled the conflict. The situation is beginning to put a huge social and political strains on Lebanon as there is currently no end in sight to the war in Syria. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)