In addition to the UN’s humanitarian award, Mohammad Al-Halabi was given the “humanitarian of the year” award from the international World Vision organization.
“If the international community stays quiet, the Chinese government will succeed in destroying this proud people.”
The award was due to his "masterful" management of the center during his tenure throughout the years, and for exemplifying the phrase "Hope Without Boundaries."
The campaign has two goals, according to IFA CEO Gal Lusky: The first being solidarity with the people of Lebanon and the second is to gather the means to provide aid to the victims.
Macron said Israel signaled its willing to help. US President Donald Trump tweeted: "Everyone wants to help!".
Trump said on Twitter that he spoke separately with Lebanese President Michel Aoun and French President Emmanuel Macron, who also will join the call.
The aim of the campaign is to raise NIS 1 million for Israeli Flying Aid, a non-profit organization that provides relief for communities stricken by natural distastes or human conflict, according to the organization's website.
“[Israel] is striving to spread the Coronavirus via the invasion of soldiers who are likely to be sick."
At the heart of the issue is the fact that a third of Syria is not controlled by Damascus and needs humanitarian aid.
Tens of thousands of people have died, many of them civilians, and the ensuing humanitarian crisis has been called the worst in the world.