Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb is a Lebanese journalist and human-rights researcher based in Beirut.

A boy scavenges through a pile of trash in a market in Beirut.

As Beirut’s Trash Crisis Drags on, Children Recycle to Survive

Official waste management in the Lebanese capital is inadequate. Informal scavengers help fill the gap, but many are refugee children.