UN aid appeal targets $150 million
Published time: 25 Jul, 2006 04:15 Edited time: 25 Jul, 2006 08:15
As humanitarian aid reached Lebanon, the United Nations appealed for $150 million to help victims of the conflict.
The target was announced by the organisation’s top emergency relief co-ordinator, Jan Egeland, on a visit to
. The money is asked for to meet the needs of 800,000 people for three months, paying for food, health care, water and sanitation. The European Union asked for medicines, fire-fighting equipment and shelter materials. Beirut