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The Government of Japan provides lifesaving support to the most vulnerable children and communities in Lebanon

Beirut, 21 March 2019 – The government of Japan has renewed its commitment to the Lebanese WASH sector with an additional USD2,6 million funding to support children and their families affected by the Syrian crisis. Anchored to a recent child survival funding, Japan’s commitment will ensure an increased access to safe water and will improve

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Happy Childhood Foundation organizes the third edition of their Contemporary Art Auction – supported by Sotheby’s

All proceeds from the auction will support the children’s program at the Laetitia Hatem Rehabilitation Centre [LHRC] Beirut, March 14, 2019: Keen on fulfilling its goal to support underprivileged children, the Happy Childhood Foundation (HCF) – Lebanon organized on March 14th, 2019 the third edition of its fundraising Contemporary Art Auction at MIM Museum –

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Skoun celebrates a rewarding year in outreach and treatment

The annual fundraising gala dinner held by Skoun, Lebanese Addictions Center, once again lived up to expectations by providing more than 500 guests, at the Old Chevrolet Showroom Building, with an unforgettable night, while raising funds for this worthy cause. The gala dinner proceeds account for 35% of Skoun’s annual budget, making it a crucial

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USAID/Lebanon Inaugurates Its Community Support Program (CSP) To Assist Lebanon’s Underserved Communities

Beirut, March 13, 2019 – USAID Mission Director Dr. Anne Patterson introduced USAID’s newest assistance project in Lebanon, the Community Support Program (CSP) at the Le Royal Hotel in Dbayeh. The event was attended by more than 100 people, including U.S. Embassy officials, a number of governors and mayors, representatives from the Ministries of Interior

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New Lebanese Army Class Receives RFL Rescue Certificates

Roads for Life (RFL) delivered certificates to 18 Lebanese Army officers and non-commissioned officers who took part in the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) rescue course, which was held in partnership with Fransabank. During the graduation ceremony held at the Hamat military base, RFL President Zeina Kassem said that the delivery of certificates to the

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USAID Celebrates International Women’s Day with Local Communities in Rachaya

Rachaya, March 9, 2019 – In collaboration with the Union of Municipalities of Jabal Sheikh, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated International Women’s Day by supporting a seminar entitled “Engaging Women in Environmental Activities for Balanced Development.” This event is part of the $5 million USAID-funded Livelihoods in Forestry project that conserves

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Statement on behalf of the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir O. Pedersen

Today, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir O. Pedersen, met with the Women’s Advisory Board (WAB) in Geneva. The Women’s Advisory Board, comprised of diverse women from civil society, is an independent source of expertise and advice for the Special Envoy including on bringing a gender perspective

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