• Impact Lebanon

The nonprofit launched a crowdfunding campaign to provide more than $6 million for disaster relief, saying it will disburse the funds to local organizations and the Lebanese Red Cross. Donate here.


The Beirut office of the UNICEF said it is working to help the government salvage what is left of the medical supplies and vaccines that were stored at the port, while its partners provide counseling to children traumatized by the explosion and its aftermath. Donate here.

• U.N. World Food Program

The explosion destroyed a port vital for the country’s food supply. Lebanon imports nearly 85 percent of its food, according to the U.N. World Food Program, which means the coming weeks could bring shortages. The organization is putting together food packages, delivering flour and grains to local bakeries and mills and providing basic emergency food assistance. Donate here.

• International Medical Corps

The nongovernmental organization, which according to its website has been working in Lebanon since 2006, has dispatched staffers and supplies to provide emergency care, including mental health services, to those dealing with the aftermath of the tragedy. Donate here.”


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