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Responding to Needs in Lebanon

Steve Filyk
Steve Filyk
August 9, 2020
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NEWS FROM PWS&D

Respond to Urgent Need in Lebanon

by Karen Bokma

We join our prayers with those around the world praying for the people affected by the terrible disaster in Beirut.

Thousands have been injured and hundreds of thousands of people have become homeless. Much of the food in Lebanon is imported due to limited production capacity, and many of these food reserves were destroyed by the explosions—exacerbating food insecurity in a country already affected by COVID-19 and a severe economic crisis.

PWS&D has been providing support to Syrian refugees and host communities in Lebanon through ACT Alliance and Canadian Foodgrains Bank partners for several years. These partners are on the ground, actively assessing the situation to determine how best to respond. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Your Donation Matched

Between August 4 and 24, the Government of Canada is matching all donations made to the Humanitarian Coalition and its members, up to $2 million. Through our membership in Canadian Foodgrains Bank (a member of the Humanitarian Coalition) gifts to PWS&D are eligible to be matched.

You can also make a gift through your church, by mailing a cheque or by calling 1-800-619-7301 x291. Please mark your donation “Lebanon Crisis.”

Please give generously today.

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