Apple Will Be Donating To Relief Organizations Helping Lebanon

Apple Will Be Donating To Organizations Helping Lebanon
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Four days have passed since the massive shredded the city’s port. With each day, more organizations and countries are stepping up to help back to its feet; one of the more recent pledgers to ’s support is Apple.

Apple will donate to support , said the company’s CEO, Tim Cook, tweeting on Friday: “Apple is donating to relief organizations that are helping with immediate and long-term support in .”

“We grieve with the people of , our employees, and all those affected by the tragedy.” the renowned businessman added.

While Apple has not pledged a specific amount of financial aid as of yet, it is common for the technology giant to provide millions of US dollars of relief in similar cases of disaster in other countries.

The exact figures of the material losses caused by the national tragedy that afflicted earlier this week, killing at least 150 people, have yet to be officially specified by the engineers and technical teams assigned to this task.

Nonetheless, Governor of Marwan Abboud estimated the number to be upwards of $10 billion as the Port of has sustained severe damage and more than 300,000 people have lost their homes.

In addition to houses, shops and various establishments have been completely destroyed or greatly damaged by the massive blast that is believed to be one of history’s largest.

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