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A lack of bread, power, and fuel – Lebanon under crisis. They need organizations like PCPM

Another crisis hits Lebanon – an energy one. Some Beirut residents only have access to power for 1 hour per day and a lack of bread as a direct outcome of a country-wide shortage of flour. In these circumstances, they desperately need humanitarian aid.

One year after the explosion in Beirut

On August 4, 2020, 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate improperly stored in the port of Beirut caught fire and exploded, rocking the entire city, shattering glass in buildings, and causing extensive structural damage in the port. At least 200 people were killed and many more injured in collapsing buildings or from breaking glass. PCPM Foundation was the first Polish organization to start a fundraising and to start helping those in need.

Ensuring shelter options to the most vulnerable families affected by the Beirut Port explosion [VIDEO]

In line with the wider humanitarian response and as part of the Shelter Sector priority actions, UN-Habitat through funding from the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund (UN CERF) and in collaboration with the Polish Center for International Aid has provided cash-for-shelter to a total of 800 households or 4,000 beneficiaries, for four months.

Cash assistance for the most vulnerable families in Lebanon

PCPM Lebanon cash assistance project, funded by Taiwan ICDF, continues to be a helping hand for hundreds of Lebanese and refugee families.

Cash-for-rent for 800 families affected by the Beirut Blast

Four months after the devastating Beirut Port explosions, many people remain displaced and are living in temporary accommodation, shared shelters or at the homes of their friends and families. Countless families continue to live in their damaged homes, despite risk of the buildings collapsing, due to the fear of losing their right to return.

They treat patients on the streets and on special buses. PCPM Emergency Medical Team in Beirut

PCPM emergency medicine and rapid response specialists see patients in a mobile clinic, because hospitals do not have enough space or are completely inaccessible. They also help in the streets. People who are coming to them either did not go to the hospital shortly after the explosion or were injured while removing the rubbles. The action for Beirut continues at PCPM.ORG.PL/BEIRUT

Over PLN 620 000 (USD 166 000) to help families after the Beirut explosion

Thanks to the generosity of Polish citizens, and the enormous media support, we raised over PLN 620 000 (USD 166 000) to help families after the massive explosion in Beirut. It has allowed us to organize two aid transports. We have been helping on the spot from the very first day of the tragedy: within a few hours of the blast, we started an action for Beirut, and within a few days from the tragedy, in-kind assistance reached the needy. The action continues at PCPM.ORG.PL/BEIRUT

Tragiczna eksplozja w Bejrucie. PCPM apeluje o pomoc

Na skutek potężnej eksplozji w Bejrucie naszej pilnej pomocy potrzebują tysiące rodzin. Biuro Fundacji PCPM w Libanie rozpoczęło zbiórkę. Apelujemy o wpłaty.