United Kingdom Donating $6.6 Million In Humanitarian Aid & More To Lebanon

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The has pledged a package of emergency support to , after the that rendered the once of the Middle East into a wasteland.

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced that the UK will provide £5 million (roughly $6.6 million) to and that it is ready to send medical experts and humanitarian aid.

“We have offered immediate direst support, including search and rescue, emergency medical assistance, and up to £5M in humanitarian aid,” said Raab.

In addition, the UK is sending a Royal Navy ship, along with search and rescue experts, and trained to help locate survivors of the explosion.

Dozens of people are still missing since the blast that killed at least 130 people and left thousands hurt and hundreds of thousands homeless.

was also facing several crises at the time of the blast – all of which could have been unarguably avoidable.

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