EU Commissioner Janez Lenarcic in Beirut on saturday 12.09.2020





EU Commissioner Janez Lenarcic in Beirut on saturday 12.09.2020

10 Sep 2020

Lebanon - A third European Union Humanitarian Air Bridge flight, one of the largest of its kind, is landing in Beirut ‪on ‪Saturday 12 September 2020 at 17h30. Janez Lenarcic, EU Commissioner for Crisis Management, will be joining the flight from Munich to Beirut.

The plane’s cargo consists of essential aid, including ambulances, personal protective equipment, medicines and telecommunication equipment. The transportation cost of the Humanitarian Air Bridge is fully covered by the European Union. The cargo of this flight was donated by the Portuguese Cooperation agency (Camões) and the German NGO Orienthelfer.

The supplies will help vulnerable people with humanitarian needs following the explosion at the Beirut port and the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the third Humanitarian Air Bridge organised by the European Union, following two earlier flights on 13 and 31 August 2020.


 














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