Lebanon: Power outages

“…getting stuck in the ascenseur [elevator] is a rite of passage here. You cannot delay the inevitable indefinitely. Its risk factor has to be taken into consideration every time you are getting off the ground aiming for higher floors. Grocery shopping, garbage collection, wakes, tea time, and other social gatherings are scheduled around possible outage times,” writes Jamal on the regular and sometimes untimely power outages in Lebanon.

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