Mahmoud and his rubbish
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Syrian refugees given 'rubbish' hand by Beirut students

Lebanon has witnessed a big flow of refugees from neighbouring Syria.

Most of these refugees are struggling to find means of survival, despite the efforts of international organisations.

Architecture students at the American University in Beirut are trying to help some of those refugees that have resorted to picking up the city's rubbish for recycling purposes, by designing more user-friendly carts.

BBC News went to see how the scheme works.

Video journalist: Ghadi Sary

  • 27 May 2014
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