The whole world grieves the cataclysmic explosions that occurred in Beirut on the 4th of August 2020. This third most powerful explosion in history caused at least 220 deaths, 7,000 injuries and left 300,000 people homeless in a time of global pandemic. Our inaugural issue partnered with with Horizons International, an organisation working for community relief and recovery in the worsening economic downturn, the coronavirus pandemic and devastating explosions in Beirut. Please click here to read about our affiliate organisation in Beirut, Horizons InternationalTo view Refuge, Issue One, for Lebanon, or download a PDF version of the issue: paper turn view here.