Explosion at Labanese Port Beirut is Tainting the Environment, Says UN
Wreckage of Beirut blast has created upto 800,000 tonnes of waste, with posing concern to the city and marine environment. UN opined that toxics at site can increase health related issues. It also raised concerns over the lax pre-disaster conditions of the city. World Bank has requested the authorities to restore the site in sustainable manner. While estimating project cost worth $100 million, UNDP stressed the need of donations.