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A cedar tree that burned in a recent wildfire, in the Mishmish forest, Akkar, Lebanon. Sam Tarling for NPR hide caption

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Climate Change Closes In On Lebanon's Iconic Cedar Trees

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Ibrahim Lasheen, 22, is brought back to his hometown of Tripoli, Lebanon, in September. A U.N. naval force rescued him after he swam for 18 hours to seek help for dozens of fellow passengers crammed on a small fishing boat that ran out of fuel as it headed to Cyprus. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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'I Don't Want This Fate For My Children': Lebanese Leave Amid Growing Crisis

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A column of black smoke rises from a fire Thursday at a warehouse at Beirut's port. A Lebanese official said the fire is under control, according to local media. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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A woman watches from her apartment balcony as a crane removes the rubble of a building after a Chilean rescue team detected signals there may be a survivor at the site in Beirut, Lebanon, on Sept. 4, 2020. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Rescue workers dig through the rubble of a badly damaged building in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, searching for possible survivors a month after a massive blast at the nearby port. Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rescue Workers Hope To Find Survivor Of Beirut Blast 1 Month Later

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The entrance to Nation Station, a disaster relief community center in Beirut that operates out of an abandoned gas station. Nation Station serves the residents of Geitawi, a neighborhood badly damaged in the Aug. 4 blast. Nada Homsi for NPR hide caption

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A medic checks the temperature of a Syrian worshipper before entering the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus to attend Friday prayer on May 15. To try to slow the coronavirus outbreak, the Syrian government has banned mass prayers and asked Syrians to stay home over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this weekend. Louai Beshara/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People walk and exercise at a promenade along the Mediterranean Sea during the coronavirus pandemic in Beirut on May 3. The Lebanese government has decided to reimpose restrictions after a rise in cases. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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