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Weʼre raising £30,000 to Winter relief for refugees in Lebanon

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Storm Norma has hit Lebanon with heavy rains, snowfall and freezing temperatures. It has damaged several Syrian refugee camps in the country especially in the Bekaa valley and North. Thousands are in need of emergency assistance and many refugees had to spend the night standing up. Some families were stuck in the tents under the snow.

The Smile and Olive Foundation UK has launched a crowdfunding campaigne to raise money and support its sister organization in Lebanon: Basmeh & Zeitooneh for Relief and Development.

B&Z accommodated around 200 individuals on the night of Tuesday, and distributed the following core items: Blankets: 270 , Mattress: 170 ,Hot meals: 200 ,Bread bags: 120 , water: 205

After the storm our field team in the #bekaa valley, accompanied with an engineer, was assessing what can be done to mitigate the damage of flood before the upcoming storm next week. We are in the process of digging trenches around some camps to drain the water, and raising the level of tents a bit.

Later on, when the weather is stable, we will work on rehabilitating the tents and providing what the storm has destroyed.

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  • Fadi Hallisso2 days ago
    Fadi Hallisso

    Fadi Hallisso

    2 days ago

    Basmeh & Zeitooneh provided a water suction device to Al Haririe camp and 400 meals for the families that moved from their tents to the Yasmin camp in Bar_Elias, bekaa. The situation of most camps is very poor especially after the flooding of Al Litani river along the camps surrounding it including Al Salam camp A and B few days ago. So much work is still needed to empty the water from the camps and find a radical solution for their deteriorating situation. Now, we are in need for your support more than ever. Please take action!

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  • Fadi Hallisso6 days ago
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    Fadi Hallisso

    6 days ago

    Due to your generosity, Basmeh & Zeitooneh continues to work in Bekaa camps where our team installed a new water system that allows the water to be collected from inside the camp and prevents the flooding of the tents. The new system has been applied at Al Jammal camp in Bar Elias this week and the next step will be installing additional protection layers on tents to protect them against storms. Remember, winter is still here and we still have so much work to do Any contribution matters!

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  • Fadi Hallisso1 month ago
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    Fadi Hallisso

    1 month ago

    Today! Basmeh w Zeitooneh provided shelter for 180 people from Al Marj camp after the river next to the camp flooded all over the tents due to the heavy rain Any kind of help is appreciated!

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Page last updated on: 2/19/2019 22.39

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  • Sas

    Sas

    Feb 19, 2019

    £10.00

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    Feb 15, 2019

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    Feb 7, 2019

  • Claire Heald

    Claire Heald

    Feb 5, 2019

    Happy to support this important cause

    £15.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 1, 2019

    £10.00

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    Feb 1, 2019

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    Anonymous

    Feb 1, 2019

    I hope i can pay more later

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