UNICEF distributes winter assist for 75,000 kids in Lebanon

UN Kids’s Fund (UNICEF) stated Friday it was distributing assist for round 75,000 Syrian and Palestinian kids refugees, in addition to on Lebanese kids in areas hit by the winter storm.
UNICEF Consultant in Lebanon Anna-Maria Lorini stated in an announcement the UN company was engaged on addressing the aftermath of the storm on the weak kids and households.
She stated most efforts must be exerted to keep away from disasters “which could be prevented.” Lorini warned in opposition to the rising variety of Syrian refugees who is perhaps pressured to reside in tents as a result of they don’t have essential sources, which might improve the “variety of needy kids who’re uncovered to hazard each day.” She stated UNICEF allotted USD 11.5 million to assist round 465,000 kids refugees in Lebanon. Lorini added that UNICEF distributed over 70,000 winter packages since mid-December 2014.
Lorini stated UNICEF-funded cell medical groups have checked and handled greater than 1,600 Syrian refugees.
She stated piles of snow have prevented vans and cell medical models from reaching folks in want.There are greater than 1,000,000 refugees in Lebanon.


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