9 Independent Organizations That Are Stepping Up to Help Rebuild Beirut

Since the explosion in Lebanon, several initiatives and projects have been launched, all in support of the Lebanese people. Lebanon has been suffering through a worsening economic crisis and political unrest, even before the day of the explosion. Fortunately, the world realized that the country now needs all the help it can get, from fashion to sports, to accommodation and even animal shelters. It’s times like these that prove that disasters can sometimes be the only way humanity stands together.

Scroll down to read about what different people from different countries are doing to aid the people of Lebanon and provide disaster relief.

Rebuild Beirut

Rebuild Beirut connects people whose houses have been affected, with donors and volunteers. They also reach out to architects who are volunteering to rebuild destroyed homes and buildings in the city.

TALAR NINA

Founded in Dubai, Talar Nina is a contemporary fashion designer. In response to the tragic events that occurred in Beirut, they’ve created new tote bags, with all the proceeds going to Impact Lebanon and the Lebanese Food Bank.

Pro-Vision Sports Management

This sports events management account is organizing a 5 km virtual run to support the people in Lebanon, with 100% of the registrations fees to be donated to Beirut.

Nour Najem

As a designer and social entrepreneur, Noura is taking part in a community building initiative that creates traditional wool blankets to help those in need.

Animals Lebanon

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SEARCH PARTY – despite unrest Our hearts will always be with the people, those who got affected, those who lost people, those who were injured and those who lost their homes. But there are also the animals that need help. Many pets were lost or injured during the explosion and they still need help. People are calling on us daily to help rescue their own pets who got stuck or lost during the explosion Animals Lebanon team has been on the ground since day one organizing search teams for all the displaced pets during this horrific disaster. Over 200 volunteers have been with us on the ground, coming from all over Lebanon and we are so grateful for their amazing support! Yesterday we asked our volunteers not to take risks during the protests where there was unrest violence and tear gas, but our team where on the ground along with some dedicated volunteers who still wanted to help. Search and Rescue will continue today. WE URGENTLY NEED VOLUNTEERS with MOTORCYCLES to help us move around the affected areas. Gathering point – next to Hawa chicken Ashrafieh/Tabaris – our tent is set up in the small garden after hawa chicken Time – 11 am Contact us at contact@animalslebanon.org for help if: – You are looking for your lost pet – If there is an injured animal we will cover the cost – You need food and supplies for your pet – You have found a pet that you believe belongs to someone To help us continue our mission please DONATE through PayPal – https://www.animalslebanon.org/get-involved/more-ways-to-give STAY SAFE #beirutexplosion #lebanon #searchandrescue #alsearchandrescue #animalrescue #animalwelfare #animalslebanon

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It’s not just the people who need help, animals need it too. Animals Lebanon is putting together search teams, on ground, to rescue lost pets and injured animals. If you’re in Lebanon, join their search team and help them in their quest.

5:30 RUN

530 is a social club in Dubai that promotes fitness. They dedicated the money from the run and yoga session to the provide disaster relief for the Lebanese people.

nourie

Nouri Flayhan is an Illustrator who has put together special print and tote pieces, and will be donating the proceeds to Impact Lebanon’s fundraiser.

Fidèle / Vincent Longhi

This press and printing studio is donating all its sales to local NGOs in Lebanon, in collaboration with the Illustration artist, Raphaelle Macaron.

Also, Freedom

The elevated t-shirt brand, Also, Freedom, is donating 100% of its proceeds from the “Free Generation”, Baby Girl Tee and the UNIFY Longsleeved Dress, to the small businesses in Lebanon, that were affected by the Beirut blast.

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