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06-08-2020 10:55

Humanitarian Aid for Lebanon

The Office of the Commissioner for Volunteerism and Non-Governmental Organizations announces the activation of the Pancyprian Emergency Management Center at the grounds of the State Fair in Nicosia, which will coordinate the entire effort to collect dry food and send it to Lebanon for the victims of the explosion.

The whole effort is made in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Lebanese Government. This initiative is supported by Municipalities, Communities, Private Entities, Non-Governmental Organizations and Civil Society.

The Commissioner for Volunteerism and NGOs, Mr. Yiannis Yiannakis, also cooperates with the Cyprus Red Cross, which is in contact with the International Red Cross and the Lebanese Red Cross.

The items are collected based on real needs on the ground and in accordance with the requests of the Lebanese Government. These items are: Canned Foods (of all kinds), Cereals, Nuts and Crackers, General Purpose flour and milk powder for children.

The “Dry Food” collection process will start Friday, August 7, 2020.

 Dry food collection points for aid to Lebanon:

1. Nicosia - Pancyprian Center for Humanitarian Aid Management

                            Nicosia, State Fair Grounds

                             (After KEP, next entrance on the left, proceed to Kiosk 59)

                            Hours: 09.00 - 17.00

                            Monday to Friday

                            Tel. 22524414

2. Limassol - Municipality of Limassol

                       “Social Pantry” of the Municipality of Limassol

                        Filellinon Street. (parish of Agios Ioannis)

                        Hours: 08.00 - 15.00

                        Monday to Friday

                        Tel. 99728871

3. Larnaca - Municipality of Larnaka

                       Municipal Parking - Tasos Mitsopoulos Ave

                       (Mackenzie area, opposite ice cream parlors)

                       Hours: 08.30 to 14.00

                       Monday to Friday

                       Tel. 99817979

4. Paralimni - KEPA "Agios Christoforos"

                        50 Agios Nektarios Street

                        Hours: 07.30 - 14.00

                        Monday to Friday

                        Tel. 23829899 / 23741623

5. Paphos - Municipality of Paphos - Old Electricity Hall

                       Vladimirou Irakleous Street

                       Hours: 8.00 - 14.00

                       Monday to Friday

                       Tel. 80006362

The Office of the Commissioner for Volunteering and NGOs will inform the public about changes in needs or in the process. For more information call: 22400163 or 22524414.

 

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