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Factbox: Countries rally round Lebanon after Beirut blast

(Reuters) – Countries and international organisations are sending help to Lebanon after a massive explosion in Beirut killed at least 158 people and injured 6,000. People stand next to debris on the street following Tuesday’s blast in Beirut’s port area, Lebanon August 9, 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 rescue dog and two special
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