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As the world watches #Lebanon reel from devastating explosions in #Beirut , many want to #volunteer to help survivors. But before you make travel plans ✈️, consider whether your good intentions will help- or hinder- international response efforts.

NEWS: 🇺🇸 is providing >$15 million in humanitarian aid in response to #Lebanon_Explosion to support:
🔹 food assistance for 50K ppl
🔹 ⚕️ supplies and 💊 for 60K ppl
🔹 emergency medical assistance
@USAIDSavesLives has updates

HELP FOR #LEBANON: A catastrophic explosion caused widespread damage to Lebanon’s capital city #Beirut. @USAToday has info on what @USAIDSavesLives is doing + 7 organizations responding to the emergency that you can support:

NEWS: @USAID is responding to catastrophic explosions in #Lebanon by providing health & humanitarian support for Lebanon’s emergency response. Our disaster experts are in close coordination w/ @USEmbassyBeirut, Lebanese authorities & partners on the ground. Stay tuned for updates

HELP AFTER A HURRICANE: Did you know relief orgs can provide safe 💧 to 32K people for one day for the SAME COST of shipping one 6-pack of bottled water to a disaster site?

Our website shares how you can best help after a hurricane: #cashisbest

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The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Center for International Disaster Information (USAID CIDI) is a government organization that is focused on effective public donations in support of disaster relief. Created by the U.S. Agency for International Development in 1988, USAID CIDI works with the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), which leads and coordinates the U.S. government’s humanitarian assistance efforts overseas.