Grass Roots Organisations Step In For Disaster Relief Efforts


An Oxfam report released last Thursday, ‘For a Decade of Hope Not Austerity in The Middle East and North Africa,’ has revealed that the top 21 billionaires in the Middle East and North Africa have earned nearly twice the amount needed to repair the damage of the Beirut explosions since March.

With the city still billions away from any meaningful steps towards recovery and a Government in disarray, Australian organisations like Basics For Beirut have taken it upon themselves to coordinate relief efforts from here, highlighting the significance of volunteer organisations everywhere in the absence of monetary aid.



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