Since 1996, CISP is working in Lebanon to support needy communities of Palestinian refugees and of Lebanese population. More than 30 projects have been implemented so far. Projects are mainly funded or co-funded by the European Commission (ECHO, EC) and by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs /Italian Cooperation (DGCS). Some projects received also funding contribution from UN agencies (UNRWA, UNICEF) and from Italian local administrations such as Regione Emilia Romagna. Further the 2011-2012 Syrian crisis / emergency, CISP is currently involved in the emergency response to provide relief and support to the Syrian refugees in Lebanon. To this regard, CISPs main fields of intervention are WASH, school, education and other basic emergency needs.