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Factbox: Countries rally round Lebanon after Beirut blast

(Reuters) – Countries and international organizations are sending help to Lebanon after a massive explosion in Beirut killed at least 158 people and injured 6,000. A general view shows damages following Tuesday’s blast in Beirut’s port area, Lebanon August 8, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKayBelow are details of some of the assistance offered. BAHRAIN – A plane with medical supplies. BANGLADESH – Emergency food, medical supplies and a medical team. BRITAIN – A 5 million pound ($6.6 million) aid package including search and rescue help and expert medical support. The Royal Navy’s HMS Enterprise will help asses damage. CYPRUS – Two helicopters, 10 rescuers and eight rescue dogs. The foreign minister said Nicosia had chartered a plane to deliver medical supplies and repatriate any Cypriots who wanted to leave Beirut. About 50 have already accepted the offer. CZECH REPUBLIC – A team of 36 people. DENMARK – An aid package worth 12 million Danish crowns ($1.91 million) to go to relief work, including hospitals in need of equipment as well as securing food, water and shelter. EGYPT – Two planes with medical supplies. FRANCE – 55 security personnel, 6 tonnes of health equipment and emergency doctors. French President Emmanuel Macron promised during a visit to Beirut to send more medical and other aid. GERMANY – Will, if possible, send a 47-strong rescue team. Also 1 million euros in immediate aid via the German Red Cross to establish first aid stations and provide medical equipment. GREECE – A team of 12 personnel, a rescu
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