WHO Seeks $76 Million For Lebanon After Beirut Blast, Concerned About Coronavirus

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Published on August 12, 2020 - Duration: 00:38s

WHO Seeks $76 Million For Lebanon After Beirut Blast, Concerned About Coronavirus

The World Health Organization is passing the hat to assist Lebanon after last week's massive explosion in Beirut.

HuffPost reports the WHO appealed for $76 million in aid on Wednesday, following the damage done to Lebanese hospitals, clinics, and medical supplies.

HuffPost reports the blast put three hospitals out of operation and has left three others working at partial capacity.

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