21 Mar 2023

Inside Lebanon’s crisis: why families are fleeing to Europe (Dubbed)

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

There’s been no president for a year, political deadlock in parliament and banks have stopped people from withdrawing their own money.

In a vivid sign of the extent of Lebanon’s economic crisis, the Lebanese pound is now worth so little, you get a hundred thousand of them for a single US dollar.

Many families are choosing to leave the chaos, some on boats to Europe.