On August 19, a cargo with medicine and flour arrived in Beirut. Ukraine has sent the humanitarian aid to Lebanon in accordance with the Decree of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi dated August 14, 2020 №319 and the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated August 17, 2020 №1009-р. For this purpose, UAH 8.4 million was allocated from the reserve fund of the State Budget.
Among the medicines provided by Ukraine for the needs of the affected population of Lebanon are antihemorrhagic and antithrombotic drugs, general anesthetics, bandages, surgical patches, etc. A total of 23 names of medicines and medical devices and 800 kg of flour.
The cargo with total weight 4.75 tons was accompanied by the officers of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.