Tag Archives: Beirut Explosion

UNICEF, Terre des Hommes Italy, and CatalyticAction rehabilitate the Karantina Public Garden, as a response to Beirut Port Explosion

UNICEF, Terre des Hommes Italy, and CatalyticAction rehabilitate the Karantina Public Garden, as a response to Beirut Port Explosion

BEIRUT/LEBANON – 18 June 2021. UNICEF, Terre des Hommes Italy, and CatalyticAction inaugurated the newly rehabilitated Karantina public garden on Friday June 18, 2021. The rehabilitation of the garden is an initiative to support the families and the communities in Karantina after the Beirut Port explosion. This project was done in collaboration with the AUB

Government of Italy and UNESCO support the rehabilitation of the Sursock Museum

Our doors have been closed to the public since the port explosion of August 4th. The rehabilitation work is in progress. Recently, the government of Italy and UNESCO signed a funding agreement in support of the rehabilitation and reopening of the Sursock Museum, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and under UNESCO’s initiative

The United Nations in Lebanon Launches Fund to Support Women’s Rights Organizations to Enhance Women’s Participation in the Beirut Port Explosion Response and Recovery Process

[Beirut, June 11, 2021] – The Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) together with the United Nations in Lebanon announced the launch of six grassroots projects to enhance women’s participation in the Beirut Port Explosion’s response and recovery process – alongside the official launch of the WPHF in Lebanon. WPHF is a flexible and rapid

Beirut Institute Summit e-Policy Circle 36

Wednesday June 2nd, 202110am EST, 2pm GMT, 6pm Abu Dhabi, 5pm Beirut On Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021 Beirut Institute hosted e-Policy Circle 36 with Bernard Khoury, architect, Nada Debs, Founder and Creative Director at Studio NADA DEBS, Céline Semaan Vernon, Designer, writer, and Executive Director, Slow Factory, and Thalia Dergham, Senior Brand Strategy Manager, FARFETCH.

Letters from Beirut Curated & Designed by T SAKHI

In partnership with Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council ​A wall of thought continuing the dialogue on the preservation of Lebanon’s collective memory and cultural heritage through the voices of 2,000 Lebanese citizens. Questioning the way we communicate today, the installation consists in a 6 m linear wall that acts as a surface for connections by engaging

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,

Free telemedicine services for Lebanese – COVID, mental health, etc.

Heal Beirut (www.healbeirut.com) offers free international telehealth services provided by US healthcare providers. All within Lebanon are eligible to sign up for free, unlimited sessions in Arabic, English, or French with services ranging from Mental Health to COVID-related questions and General Medical Questions.  Heal Beirut was founded in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion with the

UN-Habitat announces cash for rent payments to 800 vulnerable families affected by the Beirut Blast

Beirut, 8 December 2020. Four months have passed since the devastating Beirut Port explosions. Many remain displaced and are living in temporary accommodation, shared shelters or at the homes of their friends and families. Countless families continue to live in their damaged homes – despite risk of their collapse, due to fear of losing their