Civil Defense Volunteers Active During Holiday Received 1,000 Free Meals

Civil Defense Volunteers Active During Holiday Received 1,000 Free Meals.
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In appreciation of their efforts, Lebanese Civil Defense volunteers, who have been active during the holiday, were provided with free Christmas dinner meals.

The NGO “Kelna Ayleh” (We Are All Family) launched the initiative to distribute 1,000 free meals to civil defense volunteers working at their stations in various Lebanese areas.

The chicken-and-rice dishes, alongside dessert pieces, were funded with the help of donations.

The NGO’s volunteers, with the help of friends, distributed the 1,000 meals to Lebanese Civil Defense centers in Nabatieh, Jezzine, Saida, Rmayleh, Damour, Zahle, , Jounieh, , and other areas.

Kelna Ayleh launched last December in response to the economic and financial crisis that struck in 2019. It continuously provides food and other supplies to vulnerable families in the country.

Notably, the Lebanese Civil Defense said in a recent statement that its members have been working at Port non-stop, day and night, in addition to fulfilling their regular tasks, in coordination with the , ever since the August 4th explosion.

Lebanese Civil Defense volunteers.
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“Their efforts will continue until the completion of search and rescue operations and the comprehensive land and sea field surveys,” the statement affirmed.

To honor the memory of the Fire Brigade firefighters who were killed in the terrible blast, a “Civil Defense Christmas Tree” now stands near the explosion site.


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