The tragic event took place near the Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) first aid post in Burj el-Arab close to Nahr el Bared Camp. Boulos Meemary (born in 1982, single), was head of the first aid centre at Halba. He had joined the LRC as a volunteer in 2000. Haitham Sleiman (born in 1981, single), worked at the Halba center. He joined the LRC as a volunteer in 2003.
The Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement emphasizes that medical personnel, vehicles and facilities should not be subjected to attack. Medical personnel and humanitarian workers must be allowed to carry out their tasks and must, especially, have unimpeded access to the wounded.
Lebanese Red Cross Society : Ayad al
Monzer, tel + 961 03 449 665
Palestine Red Crescent Society : Dr. Mohammed Othman tel + 961 03 658 390
ICRC Beyrouth, Virginia de la Guardia tel + 961 70 12 98 69
IFRC Anne Katherine Moore Karlsen + 961 03 448 700