Key findings from the 4th of August Beirut blast:
- Physical damages: US$ 3.8-4.6 billion, with housing and culture sectors most severely affected.
- Losses in economic flows: US$ 2.9-3.5 billion, with housing being the most hit followed by transport and port and culture.
- Priority recovery and reconstruction needs: US$ 1.8-2.2 billion, with transport sector needs being the highest followed by culture and housing.
Source: The summary report of the Beirut Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment that took place in Beirut, Lebanon, between August 5 and 31, 2020. Prepared by the World Bank Group in cooperation with the European Union and the United Nations.
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Please visit “Help Beirut Heal” page and show your support. No amount is too little.
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