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More than 48,000 people affected by the Beirut explosions starting to receive UNICEF emergency cash grants

More than 48,000 people affected by the Beirut explosions starting to receive UNICEF emergency cash grants

BEIRUT, 23 November 2020 – UNICEF announced the beginning of the Emergency Cash Grant distribution for the first 48,000 recipients, aiming to reach up to 80,000 children and vulnerable individuals affected by the Beirut Port explosions, as soon as possible.  The cash grant is being transferred via OMT branches across Beirut. However, many eligible households have still

himaya and UNICEF urge people to be a “Qudwa”, and report cases of child abuse

On the occasion of World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse, following the Lebanese economic and health crises, and the Beirut Port explosion which had severe psychological and social consequences on both parents and children, himaya, in partnership with UNICEF, and with funding from the Danish government, is launching an awareness campaign urging every

100 days on from Beirut explosions, children and families affected remain in need of sustained support – UNICEF

Just one-third of UNICEF’s US$50 million appeal received, with increased funding vital to ensure long-term assistance for children BEIRUT, 11 November 2020 – Children and families affected by the explosions that tore through Beirut 100 days ago remain in need of crucial support as they rebuild their lives, UNICEF warned today as part of the

Measles and Polio vaccination campaigns resume despite COVID-19 disruptions

The Ministry of Public Health launches the second phase of the National Measles and Polio Immunization Campaign in partnership with WHO andUNICEF October 14, 2020 – The Ministry of Public Health, in partnership with WHO and UNICEF, announced today the beginning of the second phase of the national measles and polio immunization campaign. The campaign

The Government of Japan extends its emergency support to UNICEF’s health response after the explosions in Lebanon

Beirut, 01 October 2020 – The Government of Japan has reaffirmed its commitment to the most vulnerable children living in Lebanon by extending its emergency aid of 1.3 million USD to support UNICEF’s Health programme in Lebanon. H.E. Mr. Takeshi Okubo, Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon, highlighted that “on September 4, in response to the

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,

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