As a result of the 4th of August blast which killed more than 160 persons, wounded at least 6000 persons, and destroyed a significant part of the capital, key infrastructures in port and in the close periphery of a 2 KMs radius were affected; more than 80,000 families have suffered significant losses and damage to their homes.
UPDATED ON: 23 August, 2020
What we are doing
Since the 4th of August and until the 16th of August, the LRC has provided the above-mentioned services for free to 28,000 individuals affected by the blast, in addition to providing the usual ambulance, blood and primary health services across all areas of Lebanon.
LRC has always provided independent, neutral and impartial humanitarian aid throughout its 75-year history. This means that throughout the response to this crisis, as always, LRC will always seek to provide help to the most vulnerable according to the needs and disregarding any other factor such as, but not limited to, race, gender, religion or political beliefs.
Our immediate response included: