This project will support LRC response in Lebanon to respond to the ongoing crisis especially now after the blast through its Emergency Medical Services (Ambulances), Blood Centers, Medico Social (Dispensaries , Mobile Clinics..), Relief (Shelter, Food Parcels, etc ), and programs (Psychological Support, Restoring Family Links etc).
On the 4th of August 2020, a massive blast devastated the capital city of Beirut, killing more than 100 persons and injuring more than 4000. 2 major hospitals were devastated and closed with all patients being evacuated in the hours following the blast, and thousands of homes have been damaged leaving many people without shelter.
This will support LRC ' response as the main provider of pre-hospital emergency care (ambulance service) and blood transfusion services in Lebanon, providing both these vital services to the population in Lebanon for free. Including its other services such as Medico-Social and Disaster Management, PSS, RFL . The LRC serves more than 800,000 persons annually, all services combined, through a network of more than 12,000 volunteers, members and employees.
The project will support LRC 'as the National Society in the country to continue its humanitarian mission to serve the most vulnerable on the whole territory knowing the economic situation the country is passing through , the Covid19 pandemic and the Blast that destroyed most of the streets and buildings of Beirut.
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).