UN allocates USD 15 million to support Lebanon after Beirut blast: OCHA

UN allocates USD 15 million to support Lebanon after Beirut blast: OCHA

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The United Nations (UN) has allocated USD 15 million to support Lebanon after the huge explosion that devastated the capital of Beirut, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said.

The United Nations (UN) has allocated USD 15 million to support Lebanon after the huge explosion that devastated the capital of Beirut, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humtarian Affairs (OCHA) said.

"UN humtarian chief Mark Lowcock has released $6 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to help the response to the Beirut port blast, bringing the total UN funding for this crisis to $15 million," the OCHA said in a statement on late Friday.

The allocated money will fund trauma care and other support to hospitals, shelters for the most vulnerable groups of people as well as logistical support.

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