A massive explosion occurred in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on 4 August (Tuesday), causing severe damages in the area, over 140 deaths, 5,000 injuries and more than a hundred people went missing. Over 300,000 people lost their homes, including over 80,000 children. There are severe shortages of clean water, food and sanitation products.
Plan International is closely monitoring the situation and working with our partners to provide assistance to the affected children, families and communities, including:
People in Beirut have lost their families, their homes and everything they have in one night. It has made their lives even more difficult. They need your help to get through the hard times.