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24 August 2020

WFP Ship Brings Desperately Needed Wheat Into Crippled Beirut Port as Lebanon Goes into Partial Lockdown (For the Media)

WFP is on the ground responding to the immediate and longer term food needs of the most vulnerable people across Lebanon. The country has been hit hard by the triple shock of the blast, COVID-19, and the economic crisis, with severe consequences for lives and livelihoods.
These devastating events come as Lebanon faces its worst ever financial crisis - at a time of soaring unemployment and salary cuts with many families struggling to make ends meet.
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