Updated: Aug 12, 2020
On August 4th, 2020, Beirut was hit with a deadly blast that ripped through Beirut due to negligence in the storage of tons of explosive items, like aluminum nitrate. As of now, 135 have died and about 5,000 injured. With this deadly blast, Lebanon has already been facing an economic downfall on top of a pandemic. The estimated losses from this blast are between $10 billion to $15 billion. Beirut, we are here to help you. Please donate to Tripoli Association of Atlanta to help Beirut rebuild to the beautiful city it once was.