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A.N. Boukather SAL, Ford Distributor in Lebanon, Donates LBP50m and a new Escape SUV to Red Cross to fight COVID-19 Pandemic

A.N. Boukather SAL, Ford Distributor in Lebanon, Donates LBP50m and a new Escape SUV to Red Cross to fight COVID-19 Pandemic

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March, 2020 – Ford’s distributor in Lebanon, A.N. Boukather, has donated a Ford Escape and LBP50 million to the Red Cross in Lebanon to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Escape will be used to transport aid workers, medical staff and equipment to areas most affected by the

UNICEF is providing supplies and technical support to fight COVID-19 in Lebanon

Beirut, 6 April 2020 – UNICEF has procured and delivered medical supplies to 194 Primary Health Care Centres to support the healthcare frontline workers and population at risk in Lebanon. This includes 650,000 pairs of gloves, 830,000 surgical masks, 34,000 N95 respirator masks, 26,750 gowns and 3,000 infra-red thermometers, among other health items. UNICEF has

Of Peacekeepers and Pandemics

By Jean-Pierre Lacroix The COVID-19 pandemic is also developing in countries marred by armed conflict. In an op-ed featured in Le Monde, the head of United Nations Peacekeeping, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, underlines the role UN peacekeepers can play together with Member States. Op-ed. No one, no community, no country, is immune from this deadly pandemic. This

Beit El Baraka and the Lebanese Food Bank are joining forces with 95 NGOs to help the less fortunate families during these darkest times in Lebanon.

We are all in this together. Donate now. More than a third of the Lebanese live in pain under the extreme poverty line – less than 7,000 LBP/4$ a day. No jobs, no social assistance, no government support, no adequate food, no medication, No Hope. Beit El Baraka and the Lebanese Food Bank are joining

COVID-19 likely to shrink global GDP by almost one per cent in 2020

Bold and urgent policy measures needed to protect the most vulnerable and promote sustainability New York, 1 April – The global economy could shrink by almost one percent this year—0.9 percent—due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and world output could contract further if imposed restrictions on economic activities extend to the third quarter of the year

COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

A global approach is the only way to fight COVID-19, the UN says as it launches humanitarian response plan  UN humanitarian chief warns that failing to help vulnerable countries fight the coronavirus now could place millions at risk and leave the virus free to circle back around the globe. UN launches US$2 billion global humanitarian

Beit El Baraka

We are now ready to launch the first of 2 emergency food campaigns for 50,000 families, all in desperate need. Families are being detected with the help of the NGOs we work with, and the campaign will cover different areas in Lebanon, and both communities equally in:-Greater Beirut -Bekaa-Zahlé-Tripoli-Akkar-Zgharta-Jbeil-Mount Lebanon-Damour-Saida-Nabatiyé-Marjeyoun-Tyre-Bint JbeilYou will find attached the list

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