Australians struggling to help family in Lebanon as country’s currency crashes | ABC News

As the Lebanese financial crisis worsens, Australians with relatives there are facing new barriers to help desperate family members.

The Lebanese currency is crashing and it’s becoming difficult for many people to buy food.

But families in Australia are now finding it hard to even send them money.

Middle East correspondent Eric Tlozek reports.

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In This Story: Lebanon

Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in the Levant region of Western Asia, and the transcontinental region of the Middle East.

The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.

Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).

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