WORLD China to offer emergency humanitarian aid to Lebanon


China to offer emergency humanitarian aid to Lebanon

China Daily

18:47, August 06, 2020

The Chinese government launched an emergency response mechanism on Aug 5 to offer humanitarian assistance to Lebanon after huge explosions rocked the Port of Beirut, capital of Lebanon, the day before, causing heavy casualties and property losses, said Tian Lin, spokesperson for the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA), on Aug 6.

A health worker carries medical supply at the camp site of the Chinese peacekeeping troops to Lebanon in southern Lebanon, Aug 5, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

In the spirit of international humanitarianism, the Chinese government and people have extended their condolences and support to the Lebanese government and people, Tian said.

The Chinese government will offer emergency humanitarian assistance as soon as possible to the Lebanese government according to the urgent need of the Lebanese side and help the country rescue and treat the injured and resettle the displaced, added Tian.

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