Lebanon has been through various challenges since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2019. The outburst of Covid-19 caused the whole country to go into lockdown, stalling various businesses. Moreover, on August 4, 2020, Lebanon witnessed one of the worst explosions in history, which destroyed the Port of Beirut, and half of the capital. This deadly blast caused many casualties: human, infrastructural, and financial.
Following the explosion, AGBU Lebanon established a task force and created a Disaster Response Unit, focusing on five areas of emergency assistance: House reconstruction, food distribution, psychological support, clothes donation, school tuition waiver.
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