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UNICEF to provide an emergency cash grant for children and vulnerable groups affected by Beirut explosions

UNICEF to provide an emergency cash grant for children and vulnerable groups affected by Beirut explosions

BEIRUT, 15 September 2020 – UNICEF today launched an Emergency Cash Grantprogramme aiming to reach up to 80,000 children and vulnerable individuals affected by the Beirut Port explosions which tore through the city last month. UNICEF will provide a one-off emergency cash grant to all households that include children, members with a disability, members over

Increased support vital to help children affected by Beirut explosions back to school, one month after devastating explosions – UNICEF

183 education facilities damaged or destroyed by the blasts, affecting over 77,000 children and youth as new school year approaches BEIRUT, 4 September 2020 – Urgent action and increased support are vital to ensure that all children affected by the Beirut Explosions can access education when the new school year starts later this month, UNICEF

UNICEF delivers critical supplies to support children and families affected by Beirut explosions

BEIRUT, 25 AUGUST 2020 – UNICEF has been able to deliver 18 shipments of critical humanitarian supplies, totalling 67 tons, through two airlifts and commercial cargo routes to support children and families affected by the Beirut explosions earlier this month. The shipments included vital personal protective equipment (PPE), medical, health hygiene and nutrition supplies. UNICEF

Children affected by Beirut explosions in need of psychological support as 50 per cent show signs of trauma

This is a summary of what was said by Marixie Mercado, UNICEF spokesperson in Geneva – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. GENEVA/BEIRUT, 21 AUGUST 2020 – GENEVA/BEIRUT, 21 AUGUST 2020 – “We have an update on the ongoing assessments and response work in Beirut. First,

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

Sanofi donates health emergency kits, tetanus vaccines, and essential medicines to address humanitarian needs

Support from the Sanofi Espoir Foundation and collaboration with the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Tulipe Association, UNICEF and the French Embassy Nearly four metric tons of medical products transported Sanofi’s medicines and vaccines account for half of this donation. Supplies to be distributed to local hospitals to address health emergencies and urgent medical

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

The Ministry of Social Affairs launched, in partnership with UNICEF, its 2020-2027 Strategic Plan for the Protection of Women and Children

A new milestone for the protection of women and children in Lebanon. Beirut, 24 June 2020 – The Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA) launched today, with the support of the European Union, through the EU Madad Fund, and in partnership with UNICEF, its Strategic Plan for the Protection of Women and Children for the period

#TheRealTest: Launching Lebanon’s anti-stigma campaign

22 June 2020 | Beirut – The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) through the National Mental Health Programme, Abaad, United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNICEF and the World Health Organization are joining forces together to break the stigma associated with the novel corona virus (COVID-19). Under the slogan “#TheRealTest”, a

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