At least 149 dead, 5,000 injured and 300,000 homeless: the needs to rebuild Beirut and come to the aid of the Lebanese are colossal after the explosions in the port on Tuesday August 4th. Here are some recognized international and Lebanese associations which have launched fundraisers.
► The 6 NGO members ofEmergency Alliance (Action Contre la Faim, CARE France, Handicap International, Médecins du monde, Plan International, Solidarités international) call for donations to help provide water and electricity, distribute essential kits, food aid, and care.
► The French Secours populaire lance a call for donations to be able to continue their assistance by distributing food parcels, hygiene products and kitchen utensils.
► The Christian association Oriental work launches a fundraising campaign to restore Christian hospitals and clinics.
→ MAINTENANCE. “Religious communities have a central role to play in the reconstruction of Lebanon”
► The Sister Emmanuelle association prevents dropout and school failure, accompanying from infancy to adolescence. Their teams and beneficiaries in Beirut need help to continue their missions.
► The association Caritas Lebanon calls for online donations but is also looking for volunteers on site. A call center has been set up at 79 182 581.
→ EXPLANATION. How to help Lebanon?
► Lebanese media L’Orient Le Jour launches “Together, let’s rebuild Beyrouth”, in partnership with “ Impact Lebanon », In order to promote verified associations including the Lebanese Red Cross, Arcenciel and Offer Joie.