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Lebanon Insurance

It’s important to have a comprehensive Lebanon insurance plan in place before you go. The political situation is unstable and security has deteriorated quickly in the past. Visitors should keep themselves up to date with developments and be aware that standard insurance in Lebanon may not provide sufficient cover, particularly for high-risk occupations, high-risk areas or extended residency. 

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Political Risk

Lebanon insurance – quick facts

  • The security situation in parts of Lebanon can deteriorate quickly
  • There is a high risk of attacks by Islamist extremist groups and political demonstrations can become violent
  • International health insurance in Lebanon is essential, along with cover for emergency evacuation
  • Business liabilities and property and equipment may also need specialist insurance for full protection

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Potential risks in Lebanon

Whilst Beirut is a relatively cosmopolitan city, some parts of the city are best avoided and many areas outside of the capital are considered high risk for foreign business people or humanitarian workers.

Terrorist attacks are always a risk, and the complex political situation, although relatively stable at the moment, can change quickly. Terrorist attacks such as car bombings and kidnappings are a real threat and western nationals and interests are a known target.

Although health facilities can be extremely good, they can also be expensive and you should have comprehensive international medical insurance in Lebanon. 

Provision for war and terrorism and kidnap and ransom should also be considered. 

Whatever brings you here, we can create tailored insurance to protect your people, your vehicles, properties and assets. We can also cover your business liabilities and help you to meet any contractual requirements you may have. 

You might also choose to consider Political Risk insurance that will provide protection from confiscation or loss of earnings due to future changes in government or legislation that may adversely affect your business.

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+44 (0) 207 305 5650
(or send us an email)

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Advice from the FCO

The Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK regularly updates its advice to British travellers about immediate risks.

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