Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

 
$690
$24,310
Raised
Remaining

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians
This 8-year-old American boy was visiting Lebanon with his family when the fighting started. As his mother, brother, and he fled, they were shot at with bullets that explode into shrapnel. IMC saved this boy's life, though he will be permanently disfigured. IMC also helped his family evacuate the country through Cyprus. Hundreds of thousands of people living in Lebanon are of another nationality, including children of Armenians who fled genocide in the early 1900s and refugees from Sierra Leone

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians
This 14-year-old Lebanese girl watched her little sister die before receiving serious head injuries herself. IMC doctors in the besieged city of Tyre managed to help her

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians
IMC workers assist fleeing Lebanese civilians at the Syrian border. Refugees now are returning to Lebanon, a situation presenting many of the same problems as when they left. 50-80% of homes in southern Lebanon were destroyed. Where will returnees go?

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians
IMC's mobile clinics have been indispensable at border crossings.

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians
95% of the patients at IMC's mobile clincs are women and children under the age of five.

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians
A 25-year-old Lebanese woman stands in the rubble of what once was her home. Hundreds of thousands of people are now homeless.

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians

Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians
Elderly residents of Lebanon are suffering, many of them in silence. Due to frail health and immobility, many were unable to leave their homes during the shelling.
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Thanks to 15 donors like you, a total of $690 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Gita Wenaweser

Resource Development Officer
Santa Monica, California United States

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Map of Medical relief for 150,000 Lebanese civilians