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”

Né à Pristina et miraculé de l’explosion de Beyrouth, Bujar Hoxha met son cœur au travail

CARE US décerne le prix de la résilience au directeur de son bureau au Liban pour le travail de Titan effectué suite à l’explosion qui a ravagé la capitale libanaise Le 4 août dernier, au moment de l’explosion du port de Beyrouth, Bujar Hoxha chef du bureau du CARE International au Liban, avait terminé uneContinue reading “Né à Pristina et miraculé de l’explosion de Beyrouth, Bujar Hoxha met son cœur au travail”

Born in Pristina and a survivor of the Beirut port explosion, Bujar Hoxha puts his heart to work

CARE US office grants its Lebanon Country Director the resilience award for the work of Titan he carried out after the blast On August 4, when the explosion of the Beirut port occurred, BujarHoxha, Country Director of CARE International in Lebanon, had finished an ordinary day of work and had just arrived at the dentist’sContinue reading “Born in Pristina and a survivor of the Beirut port explosion, Bujar Hoxha puts his heart to work”

Sarine Eskibachian: “I have not regained my zest for life but I am much better now”.

Sarine Eskibachian, 30, has hardly any scars on her face. “I have had five surgeries, mostly fat transplants and a lot of laser treatment to remove as much of the scars as I can. I still have to undergo a surgery for my right eyelid, because sometimes my eye doesn’t close anymore,” she says, delightedContinue reading “Sarine Eskibachian: “I have not regained my zest for life but I am much better now”.”

Siham Tekian: “Everything saddens me now. I was very lucky, but I am thinking mainly of the deteriorating situation in Lebanon”.

Siham Tekian lives on Armenia Street in the Mar Mikhael neighborhood, which was badly affected by the explosion. She runs a grocery store in the same building where she resides. Everything Siham possesses was destroyed by the explosion on August 4, 2020, and she was injured. “I came out of my house to call forContinue reading “Siham Tekian: “Everything saddens me now. I was very lucky, but I am thinking mainly of the deteriorating situation in Lebanon”.”

Dozens of migrant workers and Syrian refugees were among the Beirut blast victims.

“I was happy to find my daughter, but I had no idea she would be in the morgue”. More than 50 foreign nationals, including migrant workers and Syrian refugees, were killed in the Beirut blast. Hundreds of them were injured. Five are still missing. The names of some of the victims, possibly migrants, have neverContinue reading “Dozens of migrant workers and Syrian refugees were among the Beirut blast victims.”