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UNICEF is making every effort to attain a solution for the payment of contracted teachers’ salaries

UNICEF is making every effort to attain a solution for the payment of contracted teachers’ salaries

Statement attributable to Yukie Mokuo, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon 25 February 2021, Beirut – “UNICEF is aware of the tough situation that public schools’ contracted teachers are facing with regard to the payment of outstanding salaries. We have been following up, and we sympathize with the teachers. As informed at a meeting today with representatives

The CMA CGM Foundation mobilizes its resources in response to the sanitary emergency in Lebanon

10 tons of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Respiratory Machines destined to 6 hospitals and the Lebanese Red Cross Medical equipment transported on board of the CMA CGM BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, the biggest vessel to ever call Beirut Port The CMA CGM Foundation pursues its commitment to Lebanon by transporting urgent medical aid to support the

Violence should not become commonplace for children in Lebanon. Every child must be protected at all times – UNICEF

Statement attributable to Yukie Mokuo, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon 19 February 2021, Beirut – Three children (13, 12 and 11 years old) were reportedly injured due to the explosion of a hand grenade yesterday in Hermel –Baalbek-Hermel Governorate, North-East Lebanon. Another two children, a boy and a girl aged 8 and 10, were also injured

Finland supports UNICEF’s in Lebanon to promote multi-dimensional child wellbeing through integrated programming

18 February 2021 – The Government of Finland reaffirmed its commitment to the most vulnerable children living in Lebanon by contributing an additional € 4,3 million to UNICEF’s No Lost Generation programme. The new contribution will improve the well-being of vulnerable children girls and boys and young people – particularly increase opportunities to learning through

UN-Habitat and International Islamic Charity Organization partner to repair homes damaged by the Beirut Blast

Beirut, 12 February 2021. More than six months after the Port of Beirut explosions, efforts to mitigate the direct impact of the blast continue. To this end, UN-Habitat and the International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) signed an agreement to rehabilitate 100 damaged residential units in Bourj Hammoud, directly benefiting 500 people. “The critical support will

UNHCR donates life-saving equipment to hospitals in Lebanon amid critical COVID-19 situation

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has provided 20 additional Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and 122 hospital beds to hospitals across Lebanon to help alleviate the strain on the Lebanese healthcare system and help it cope with the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in need of urgent medical care. The equipment was donated as part

The United Nations in Lebanon supports women’s participation in Beirut’s Port Explosion response and recovery process

Beirut, Lebanon Wednesday, February 3, 2021 (United Nations) – The Beirut Port explosions on 4 August 2020 created significant immediate humanitarian needs and severe long-term consequences. A rapid gender assessment of the Beirut Port Explosion recommended, among other things, increasing the meaningful participation of women and marginalized groups in the decision-making for the design, implementation,

Oracle Supports Lebanese NGOs to Equip Students and Teachers Across 2300 schools with IT Skills for the Future

Beirut, Lebanon, 03 February 2021: Oracle has collaborated with Lebanon-based NGOs International Education Association (IEA) and the Mouna Bustros Foundation (FMB) for the Coder-Maker Initiative, a program that aims to train Lebanese youth with training in computer coding. The initiative, which is supported by Oracle Academy, will provide schools in Lebanon with training, education programs

Escalating violence in Tripoli, Lebanon, is inflicting an unacceptable toll on children – UNICEF

Statement attributable to Yukie Mokuo, UNICEF Representative in Lebanon 30 January 2021, Tripoli, Lebanon – “Ongoing clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Lebanon’s Northern city of Tripoli is inflicting an unacceptable toll on children. According to emergency services, at least 70 children have been injured during the recent clashes. UNICEF condemns all forms of


Due to the total lockdown in Lebanon, our date to appear before the court and leave the current shelter we are occupying has been postponed for a month, giving our team more time to focus on building the new shelter and ensure a safe haven for more than 1,000 animals under our care. We are