Responding to Beirut explosion crisis

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 18:07 Beirut time, a massive explosion shattered the city, leaving at least 220 deaths, 8000 injuries, US$10–15 billion in property loss, and has left an approximated 300,000 people completely homeless.

Care By CLES, an initiative by CLES to help the families affected by the economical situation in Lebanon, set up a crisis emergency unit to help quickly the affected families. The crisis emergency unit created a database and developed a needs assessment protocol to help as many people as possible.