Now the Enemy Is Winter

As the first rains begin to fall, the plight of more than 160,000 Palestinian civilians in Lebanon's refugee camps is becoming more and more acute. TIME Correspondent David Jackson visited several of the camps, whose inhabitants were bracing themselves for the cold, wet months ahead. His report:

Roselah Hodrasadi, 37, clad in a long, soiled skirt and a black kerchief, is hacking away at the earth with a pick. She is trying to build a house. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has just given her a small plot of land, $500...

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