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40 Tonnes of Fish die in Lebanon

River Litani is the longest river in Lebanon. It has an artificial lake called the Qaraoun lake created by the Litani river dam. Around forty tonnes of fish were recently washed on the banks of the lake due to excessive pollution. The pollution was mainly due to sewage dumping. This has gained an international spotlight. ..

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What is 3RF Framework?

3RF stands for Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction Framework. It was launched by the United Nations to revitalise Beirut. The framework was prepared by United Nations, World Bank and European Union. The Beirut Explosion On August 4, 2020, a deadly blast at Beirut, the capital of Lebanon killed more than 200 people. It left a million ..

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UNESCO to revamp Lebanon’s heritage buildings

Recently UNESCO under the leadership of Audrey Azoulay, director-general of UNESCO announced the launch of new initiative “Beirut” named on the capital city of Lebanon. The said initiative will revamp the country’s damaged heritage sites and buildings. Background 4 August 2020 had been the worst day of the year for Lebanese people when a large ..

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India sends Humanitarian aid to Lebanon

In a humanitarian gesture, India has sent 58 tonnes of emergency humanitarian aid to Lebanon in an air force plane to assist the people affected by the explosions in Beirut on August 4. The government has sent a separate consignment of personal protective equipment, including surgical gloves and surgical gowns. Details of the Aid to ..

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Prime Minister of Lebanon resigns after outrage over blast

The Prime Minister of Lebanon, Hassan Diab announced his resignation from the top post of the country following outrage over the catastrophic blast in the capital of the country, Beirut, on August 4. The mishap took away lives of around 150 people and injured more than 5000 people. What happened in Beirut, Lebanon? On August ..

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