Beirut Needs Aid, But Who Will Receive and Disburse It?

From the WashPost: Beirut urgently needs aid. But residents fear the state’s involvement will make matters worse.

How do you respond to a humanitarian crisis and rebuild a devastated capital when no one trusts the corruption-plagued state apparatus — and while a collapsed banking system and a pandemic loom in the backdrop? That is the billion-dollar question Lebanon is facing.

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