An emergency donor conference on Sunday for blast-stricken Lebanon raised pledges worth nearly 253 million euros ($298 million) for immediate humanitarian relief, the French presidency said.
Watch: Days after a massive warehouse explosion ripped throughout #Beirut, families are still trying to pick up the shattered pieces and wondering about their futures.#Lebanonhttps://t.co/Lk0kp3XVfi pic.twitter.com/xBlOpVoUgR— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 9, 2020
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Entire neighborhoods gutted
Volunteers clean rubble from the streets following Tuesday's blast in Beirut's port area. (Reuters)