Sunday, July 23, 2006

Lebanon - UN Horrified - What you can do to help

"Mr Egeland, the UN's emergency relief chief, described the destruction as "horrific" as he toured the city...He said the "disproportionate response" by Israel was a 'violation of international humanitarian law'. " Click here for the full story.

What can I do to help?

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is launching a preliminary appeal for 1.3 million Swiss francs (€ 846,000/1 million US$) to support the assistance programmes set up by National Red Crescent Societies for people fleeing hostilities in Lebanon. Click here to learn more about how you can help.

Oxfam has an excellent site, which includes petitions, real time blogs of events on the ground, and work in progress. Assist Oxfam to help the people of Lebanon by clicking here.


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