The ICRC in Lebanon
Facts and Figures
Some of the ICRC’s main activities in 2012:
- Collecting detailed information on 612 missing persons to help clarify their fate.
- Visiting 5,183 detainees in 16 places of detention.
- Repatriating 15 civilians and the bodies of six Lebanese nationals from Israel to Lebanon in our capacity as a neutral intermediary between the two countries.
- Running courses and workshops on treating patients with weapon injuries for over 150 doctors and nurses who were treating Syrian casualties.
- Financing the renovation of 10 centres for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) of the Lebanese Red Cross and supporting the training of 3,783 volunteers all over Lebanon.
- Providing IT and medical equipment to EMS stations and maintaining 168 EMS ambulances.
- Distributing essential supplies (such as food, mattresses, blankets, family hygiene kits, kitchen sets and other household items) to more than 30,000 refugees from Syria, including 10,700 Palestinians from Syrian camps.
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