Lebanon .. a government statement warns of the collapse of the silos of the port of Beirut

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In anticipation of any possibility of the collapse of parts of the silos Beirut port As a result of the fire and recent attempts to extinguish the fire, the two ministries issued warnings to citizens.

The statement said: "In the event of any collapse or falling of parts, dust from construction waste and some fungi will be emitted from the rotting grains and will be dispersed in the air".

He added: "According to expert opinions, there is no scientific evidence for the presence of asbestos or any other toxic substances".

The statement said that "The area closest to the accident site (500 meters), which is located within the borders of the port, is likely to be affected by dense dust quantities in airIt must be evacuated immediately if this happens".

According to the statement,"It is expected that the furthest areas (about 500 and 1500 meters away), which include Karantina, Jeitaoui, Mar Mitr and downtown Beirut, will be affected by limited amounts of dust. Flying dust will be deposited within a maximum period of 24 hours".

And the Ministries of Environment and Public Health advised several measures, most notably directed to people inside homes or closed workplaces during dust flying if the silos collapse, including closing windows and external doors, especially in areas within 1500 meters of the site.

The statement said that the Ministry of Health "You will work to secure the necessary masks for preventive measures for people within the area that will be affected by dust".

As for those who are outside the buildings while dust is flying, the statement demanded that:"It is obligatory to wear a highly effective mask (KN95) outside until reaching the nearest closed place, until the first two hours have passed, until the amount of dust in the outside air decreases, before heading to a safe closed place such as the home or workplace, where procedures related to homes or places of work are applied. closed work".

And for people who are in their cars while flying the dustRemember the statement with"It is necessary to close the windows and operate the air conditioners on the suction position from inside the car until reaching a closed place, where procedures for closed homes or workplaces are applied.".

According to the statement,"In the absence of air conditioning in the car, a high-efficiency mask (KN95) must be worn until reaching an enclosed place, and then applying procedures related to homes or closed workplaces".

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In anticipation of any possibility of the collapse of parts of the silos Beirut port As a result of the fire and recent attempts to extinguish the fire, the two ministries issued warnings to citizens.

The statement said: “In the event of any collapse or fall of parts, dust from construction waste and some fungi will be emitted from the rotting grains and will be dispersed in the air.”

He added, “According to experts’ opinions, there is no scientific evidence for the presence of asbestos or any other toxic substances.”

The statement said, “It is likely that the area closest to the accident site (within 500 meters), which is located within the port boundaries, will be affected by dense amounts of dust in the area. airIt must be evacuated immediately if this happens.”

According to the statement, “it is expected that the furthest areas (about 500 and 1500 meters away), which include Karantina, Jeitaoui, Mar Mitr and downtown Beirut, will be affected by limited amounts of dust. Flying dust will be deposited within a period not exceeding 24 hours as a maximum.”

And the Ministries of Environment and Public Health advised several measures, most notably directed to people inside homes or closed workplaces during dust flying if the silos collapse, including closing windows and external doors, especially in areas within 1500 meters of the site.

The statement said that the Ministry of Health “will work to secure the masks necessary for preventive measures for people within the area that will be affected by dust.”

As for those who are outside the buildings while dust is flying, the statement called for “the necessity of wearing a highly effective mask (KN95) outside until reaching the nearest closed place, until the first two hours elapse, so that the amount of dust in the outside air decreases, before heading to a place A safe enclosed home or workplace, where procedures related to closed homes or workplaces are applied.

And for people who are in their cars while flying the dustThe statement reminded “the necessity of closing the windows and operating the air conditioners on the suction mode from inside the car until reaching a closed place, where procedures for closed homes or workplaces are applied.”

According to the statement, “In the absence of an air conditioner in the car, a highly effective mask (KN95) must be worn until reaching a closed place, and then applying procedures related to homes or closed workplaces.”

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