August 6, 2020

‘How can I help?’: Lebanon’s diaspora mobilizes in wake of blast

Los Angeles (AFP) – Lebanon’s diaspora, estimated at nearly three times the size of the tiny country’s population of five million, has stepped up to provide assistance following the massive explosion that laid waste to the capital Beirut.Lebanese expats rushed to wire money to loved ones who lost their homes or were injured in the blast on Tuesday that killed at least 113 people, while others worked to create special funds to address the tragedy.”I’ve been on the phone all morning with … our partners in order to put together an alliance for an emergency fund in light of the explosion,” said …


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