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Animals Need You! Beirut explosion disaster response

Animals Need You! Beirut explosion disaster response

Animals Lebanon is on the ground working round the clock on to help every animal affected by the devastating explosion. More than 170 died, more than 6,000 injured, 300,000 homeless, and billions of dollars of damage. Parts of the city are a wasteland. It has been declared a disaster zone. Our hearts go out to everyone,

Beirut explosions: UNICEF urgently appeals for US$46.7 million to support 100,000 children over the next three months

At least three children killed, 1,000 injured, and 100,000 directly affected. UNICEF is focused on keeping children safe, rehabilitating essential services and supporting young volunteers BEIRUT/GENEVA, 14 August 2020- UNICEF is urgently appealing for US$46.7 million to respond to the needs of children and families severely affected by the Beirut explosions on 4 August. The

The aftermath of Beirut’s deadly explosion

Dear friends,Beirut has now been declared a disaster-stricken city, when a horrifyingly powerful explosion rocked the heart of the city on Tuesday, with 2,750 of tons of ammonium nitrate causing the blasts that were so powerful they were felt more than 150 miles away in Cyprus.As the casualty toll continues to rise, at least 154

Jean-Yves le Drian, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs visits Amel’s center in Haret Hreik

On Thursday July 23rd 2020, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, together with a delegation including H.E. Bruno Foucher, French Ambassador to Lebanon, and representatives of various institutions including the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the French Agency for Development (AFD), visited Amel Association International (Amel) center

UN-Habitat equips vulnerable urban communities in Lebanon with first communal handwashing stations in the fight against COVID-19

Beirut, 14 July 2020. UN-Habitat Lebanon has designed, produced and implemented the first communal handwashing stations in Lebanon. Implemented in four vulnerable urban neighbourhoods in Beirut (Sabra and Daouk Ghawash) and Mount Lebanon (Maraach and Nabaa in Bourj Hammoud), beneficiaries include vulnerable Lebanese, refugees and migrants in poor urban neighbourhoods. The handwashing stations will provide

UNESCO supports education in Yemen with generous funding from King Salman Center Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center

As part of their response to the educational crisis in countries in conflict, and in the framework of their support for Arab States to meet the educational needs of children in times of crisis, UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States (UNESCO Beirut) and King Salman Center Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief)

The Government of Italy to rehab additional 7 Lebanese public schools for improved learning for children and youth in Lebanon

Beirut, 08 July 2020 – The Embassy of Italy in Beirut signed today a €2 million funding agreement in support of UNICEF’s school rehabilitation programme. The program, part of UNICEF and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education RACE II initiative, seeks to improve the physical learning environment in public schools throughout Lebanon, with a

Institutions from UN Lebanon, the Lebanese government and the civil society urge all individuals and sectors to strengthen the preventive measures against COVID-19

The UN and partners launch a campaign to raise awareness on the need to prevent the spread of the virus and #StaySAFE July 7, 2020. Beirut, Lebanon.- More than 30 partners including UN Lebanon, the Lebanese government and the civil society, launched today a joint campaign under the hashtags #COVIDIsNotOver and #StaySAFE to raise awareness