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AFP
April 12, 2021

Lebanon civil war survivors say today’s crisis even worse

World

AFP
April 12, 2021

BEIRUT: During the civil war that ended over 30 years ago Abla Barotta survived shelling and clashes, but she now fears a "slow death" from Lebanon’s worst economic crisis in decades.

The 58-year-old mother of three is a survivor who worries she will soon join the more than 50 percent of Lebanese today living in poverty. Echoing a common refrain on television and at public gatherings, Barotta said even the worst days of the war weren’t this tough.