On August 4, 2020, there was a huge, tragic explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. The explosion has left hundreds dead and thousands injured, and a lot of the city destroyed.
So, how can you help after this tragic explosion?
1) Donate to the Red Cross
One of the best ways to help Lebanon right now is by donating to the Red Cross so they can properly provide care and help with the aftermath of the explosion. You can donate to the Lebanese Red Cross at their website. The British Red Cross has also set up an emergency relief fund at their website. Even $2 will help.
2) Donate to the Humanity & Inclusion relief fund
The Humanity & Inclusion organization has set up a relief fund to help victims of the Beirut explosion. You can donate at their website.
3) Donate to the World Food Program
With damages to many homes and stores, citizens of Beirut are struggling to find food. The World Food Program will be providing food to people that are displaced or homeless due to the explosion. You can donate at their website.
4) Donate to the International Medical Corps
The International Medical Corps is deploying medical units to Beirut and need your support in doing so. Consider donating at their website.
5) Donate to Impact Lebanon's crowdfunding campaign
Impact Lebanon is a non-profit organization that is sharing information about citizens that are still missing as well as helping other organizations, such as the Red Cross. Donate at this link.