UNICEF provides support to the displaced in Lebanon after the Israeli aggression (+photos)

Beirut, February 1 (Prensa Latina) Today, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) provides support to families displaced in Lebanon as a result of the ongoing Israeli aggression in towns in the south of the country.

According to UNICEF in Lebanon, the country's vulnerabilities have increased due to the hostilities that have caused the internal movement of more than 82,000 people, 37 percent of whom are children.

    UNICEF provides support to the displaced in Lebanon after the Israeli aggression

In this context, the Fund provides assistance to citizens in collective shelter centers by delivering non-food items, hygiene supplies, cash, food, water, diapers, and medicines.

With the support of the Ministry of Education, more than 10,000 displaced children in the south and Nabatieh Governorate were referred and registered in public and private schools near their places of residence.

In this regard, digital learning centers were established in eight centers in Nabatieh and Tire to support the continuity of teaching.

UNICEF transported emergency kits, including midwifery and first aid kits, to Ministry of Public Health warehouses and distributed them to four government hospitals and the same number of private hospitals.

At this stage, 20 primary health care centers located in the affected areas are hosting a large number of internally displaced people to provide mobile services at the community level.

It also provided essential food supplies to meet the immediate needs of more than 50,000 children and women, as well as ensuring access to hygiene and water services for southern communities.

    UNICEF provides support to the displaced in Lebanon after the Israeli aggression    UNICEF provides support to the displaced in Lebanon after the Israeli aggression

At the same time, UNICEF provided financial assistance to children and youth with disabilities residing in southern Lebanon.

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According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, about 60,000 Lebanese remain in border villages, and at least 25 civilians have been killed in Israeli attacks since October 8.

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