The Humanitarian Coalition members are taking care of basic survival needs and helping people rebuild their lives when their homes, schools and livelihoods have been devastated by a disaster. Learn more about these crises and meet people who have benefited from your support.
Ahlam’s husband makes a million a month – in Lebanase pounds that is. Unfortunately it only works out to about $57 in Canadian money.
“My children haven’t gone to bed hungry this past month. I can’t explain how much that means to me.”
For Alice Harant Gobanian, a 65-year-old widow in Lebanon, food vouchers make it possible for her family to eat nutritious food.
When the huge explosion rocked the port of Beirut in August 2020, Fatima immediately had a flashback to the war in Syria.
“Everything is gone! You have to come to Beirut immediately. A disaster has happened!"
Like many in Lebanon, Darwich is a manual worker, looking for jobs every day. This means his income is unpredictable – if there’s no work, there’s no money.