|At 6:00 pm yesterday afternoon a major explosion at the port rocked all of Beirut. |
Initial reports of over 100 dead and 4,000 injured.
Beirut has been declared a disaster city.
Entire buildings and homes were destroyed, and significant damage throughout the whole city.
What happened is absolutely shocking.
Our hearts go out to everyone.Animals Lebanon’s office was damaged and windows blew out. Animals were injured from the glass and there were bloody prints everywhere by the time we could make it to the office.First moments of the blast caught on our CCTV camera at our shelter.
| We rushed some animals to the vet for urgent care from the cuts.Star, one of our resident cats injured and traumatized post-explosionWe have repairs to make at the office, emergency vet bills for our own animals, and now putting all our effort into helping others with their injured or lost animals.|
We will share more updates but still trying to understand this new reality everyone is dealing with.Our team has been out in Beirut since last night helping people whose pets were injured or lost in the explosion.If you need help with an animal, email your phone number and location and any details to [email protected]
If you can join our rescue team, email your number to [email protected]
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