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U.S. Government Assistance to Lebanon

USAID: Humanitarian Assistance to Lebanon

U.S. Government relief efforts to Lebanon are an on-going success. Below are various relief projects undertaken on behalf of the people of Lebanon. The "Photo of the Day" is a product of the U.S. embassy in Lebanon that highlights the U.S. Government's relief, reconstruction, and humanitarian assistance to Lebanon. For more information, visit the Embassy’s website at http://lebanon.usembassy.gov or http://lebanon.usaid.gov. [Photos courtesy of Embassy Beirut]Click on images for larger versions and complete captions.

A training session for Lebanese farmers to provide apples to school children and other vulnerable citizens. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo] A Lebanese school in need of renovation. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo] Children from southern Lebanon attending a day camp. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo] One of more than 3,500 fishermen in coastal towns receiving assistance from the U.S. Government. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo]
Cash-for-work opportunities and training support 1,000 farmers and provide apples to school children and other vulnerable citizens. more... More than 4,000 students benefit from renovated schools, while construction workers find new job opportunities. more... 150 children from south Lebanon attend day camps aimed at supporting conflict-affected communities. more... More than 3,500 fishermen in coastal towns receive assistance from the U.S. Government. more...

More than 170 children benefit from a series of community activities to help relieve their post-war traumas. Children cheering as they participate in outdoor interactive activities as part of the U.S. Government-funded Humanitarian Assistance in Lebanon ,HAL, project. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo] Lebanese students harvesting apples. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo] Children playing during the Summer Festival for Children in Baalback, Lebanon. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo]
More than 170 children benefit from a series of community activities to help relieve their post-war traumas. more... Children cheer as they participate in outdoor interactive activities as part of the U.S. Government-funded Humanitarian Assistance in Lebanon (HAL) project. more... Lebanese students harvest apples for a thousand farmers, earning money for themselves and helping local farmers. more... Children playing during the Summer Festival for Children in Baalback. more...

A child playing in a U.S. funded safe and fun space for youth and children in a rural Lebanese area. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo] A poster for a U.S. government-funded initiative that helps create cash-for-work opportunities for Lebanese students and unskilled workers by picking apples in the North. [U.S. Embassy Beirut photo] For the first time since the crisis, more than 2,200 villagers have clean water at home with USG funding.
Children enthusiastically take part in recreational activities under a psychological support program funded by the U.S. Government.
U.S. Government-funded project helps create safe and fun spaces for hundreds of youth and children in rural areas. more... U.S. Government-funded initiative helps create cash-for-work opportunities for Lebanese students and unskilled workers by picking apples in the North. more... For the first time since the crisis, more than 2,200 villagers have clean water at home with USG funding. more...
Children enthusiastically take part in recreational activities under a psychological support program funded by the U.S. Government. more...

A needy family Residents of the village of Taybe celebrate the donation of four new generators  to draw water from the wells to the village. Hundreds of residents in the village of Wazanieh in South Lebanon receive clean water after the destruction of their village's infrastructure. More than 690 school children in South Lebanon learn how to stay healthy with funding from the U.S. Government.
A needy family in the village of Ain Arab in Marjeyoun receives hygiene kits from the
United States.
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Residents of the village of Taybe celebrate the donation of four new generators to draw water from the wells to the village. more...

Hundreds of residents in the village of Wazanieh in South Lebanon receive clean water after the destruction of their village's infrastructure. more...

More than 690 school children in South Lebanon learn how to stay healthy with funding from the U.S. Government. more...

Children from Bourj el Moulouk and Deir Mimas visit Moussa Castle in the Chouf. Blat Intermediate School in Marjayon is one of numerous schools being renovated with help from the United States. Kindergarten students in Sowaneh Intermediate School study in their newly painted class. Olive farmer picks up olives from his orchard in Zogharta.
Children from Bourj el Moulouk and Deir Mimas visit Moussa Castle in
the Chouf.
more...

Children from Bourj el Moulouk and Deir Mimas visit Moussa Castle in the Chouf. more...

Kindergarten students in Sowaneh Intermediate School study in their newly painted class. more... An olive farmer picks up olives from his orchard in Zogharta. more...

Shop owner Hassan Zayat, a father of three, sells falafel sandwiches to customers in his newly-opened store. Young men from Houla in Marjayoun receive vocational training to become plumbers. Wael learns from Kim how to measure the slope of the trail at a workshop Elderly resident of Chouaia carries away box of basic supplies.
Shop owner Hassan Zayat, a father of three, sells falafel sandwiches to customers in his newly-opened store. more... Young men from Marjayoun receive vocational training to become plumbers. more... Wael learns from Kim how to measure the slope of the trail at a workshop. more... Elderly resident of Chouaia carries away box of basic supplies. more...

More photos of U.S. Asssistance to Lebanon can be found at http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/pix/b/nea/78476.htm and http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/pix/b/nea/92461.htm.] 


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