Press Release: Two-Year Commemoration of the Beirut Blast

Beirut, 4 August 2022-  “May this second commemoration of the Beirut blast be used to give courage and strength to the Lebanese communities to restore a better environment for the future of Lebanon, where everyone can afford their basic necessities,” says Bujar Hoxha. Lebanon today marks the second commemoration of the Beirut Blast. The 2020Continue reading “Press Release: Two-Year Commemoration of the Beirut Blast”

La crisi del grano strangola il Libano: “La situazione è già disperata. E continua a peggiorare”

Intervista con Bujar Hoxha, direttore di Care International: “La guerra in Ucraina pesa tantissimo, la maggior parte degli approvvigionamenti veniva da lì” Fermo immagine uno: gli uccelli neri che tutte le sere al tramonto si alzano in volo intorno ai silos del grano di Beirut, distrutti dall’esplosione del 4 agosto 2020 che provocò la morteContinue reading “La crisi del grano strangola il Libano: “La situazione è già disperata. E continua a peggiorare””

NGOs raise alarm over worsening humanitarian crisis in Lebanon

A joint statement from the LHIF and LHDF14 April 2022 Today’s publication of new data on humanitarian needs across Lebanon is a reflection of the alarming deterioration of the lives of millions of people caught up in the multiple crises affecting the country. LHDF and LHIF urge the government and the international community to actContinue reading “NGOs raise alarm over worsening humanitarian crisis in Lebanon”

غزو أوكرانيا يُفسد الاستعدادات لشهر رمضان جراء ارتفاع الأسعار

مع اقتراب شهر رمضان المبارك، تجد عائلات كثيرة نفسها عاجزة عن توفير كلفة موائد الإفطار الغنية بأطباقها، بعدما فاقم غزو روسيا لأوكرانيا أزمات الغذاء الموجودة أساساً في دول عدة في المنطقة العربية وغيرها ورفع أسعار منتجات وسلع رئيسية. من تونس حتى الصومال، يكافح السكان في الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا من أجل تأمين قوتهم اليومي والحدّContinue reading “غزو أوكرانيا يُفسد الاستعدادات لشهر رمضان جراء ارتفاع الأسعار”

Avant le début du ramadan, la flambée des prix rend les préparatifs moroses

L’invasion de l’Ukraine par la Russie fin février a exacerbé les problèmes alimentaires de certains pays d’Afrique et du Moyen-Orient, pesant sur les préparatifs du ramadan, mois de jeûne musulman qui débute ce weekend, où les tables sont traditionnellement garnies à la nuit tombée. Les fidèles qui rompent traditionnellement le jeûne de l’aube au crépusculeContinue reading “Avant le début du ramadan, la flambée des prix rend les préparatifs moroses”

Muslims face frugal Ramadan as Ukraine war drives up food prices

Russia’s Ukraine invasion, which has already exacerbated food woes in parts of Africa and the Middle East, is marring preparations for the holy month of Ramadan and forcing a turn to frugal iftar sunset meals.  From Lebanon to Tunisia and Somalia, Muslims who traditionally break a dawn-to-dusk fast with lavish family meals, are now struggling toContinue reading “Muslims face frugal Ramadan as Ukraine war drives up food prices”