According to Lebanese Red Cross, more than 200 people have been killed and more than 6,000 people are reported injured due to the port explosion in Beirut.
As many as 300,000 people have been displaced from their homes with nearby hotels and school
As the country is in the grip of the Covid-19 emergency, thousands of Irish Red Cross volunteers and supporters are mobilising to fight the spread of this virus and provide urgently needed, round-the-clock support to local communities.
The Irish Red Cross is most effective when we are prepared – and we can’t predict when or where disaster will strike next. Your past support meant we could spring into action – in Ireland or around the world.