On August 4th Lebanon suffered a massive explosion that turned the capital Beirut into rubble. Historic buildings were destroyed, and 300 000 people were left homeless, over 5000 injured and hundreds dead. The local hospitals are extremely overwhelmed being effected prior by COVID-19 Pandemic. The Lebanese infrastructure has never been fully re-built after the 1975-1990 Civil War.
Lebanon is also suffering from the worst economic crisis in the country’s history leading into extreme poverty, unemployment, and inflation of the Lebanese Lira prior Covid-19 related unemployment. Since October the Lebanese Pound has lost 86% of its value, and the country is on the edge of starvation as food prices has gone up by 55%.
Diamond Supply Co. will release a benefit tee shirt, and a hoodie to support the people of Lebanon facing homelessness, hunger and death during this crisis. All proceeds from these products will be donated to The Lebanese Red Cross.