After the 4th August explosions in Beirut’s port area, Caritas Lebanon’s help was crucial to support the population in a country wracked by devastating economic and political crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hundreds of young volunteers have given their time and themselves to carry the city of Beirut through the storm. Here are just a few of the young people who have walked side by side with the shattered communities.
Two weeks after twin explosions devastated the port area of Beirut and left around 300,000 people homeless, Caritas Lebanon is focusing on providing healthcare, covering basic needs such as food and water and repairing homes and shelters.
Large-scale explosions in Beirut inflicted a further injury to Lebanon already suffering from the economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pope Francis is urging governments to find a political solution to the war in Syria as part of the Caritas Internationalis ‘Syria: Peace is Possible’ campaign