The Tripoli-based Government of National Unity, led by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, sent on Sunday a medical aid convoy to the eastern city of Al-Marj after a mild earthquake hit the city several times last week.
The government also announced the establishment of a Emergency Medicine and Support Center in the city to provide medical and logistical support in the city to address the aftermath of the earthquake.
On the instructions of the Prime Minister #Abdulhamid_Al-Dabaiba regarding the establishment of an emergency room in the municipality of Al-Marj..a convoy departed from Tripoli towards the city of Al-Marj, loaded with all the municipal needs, complete medical equipment, and a team composed of the Emergency Medicine and Support Center, the treatment services development device, the ambulance and emergency device, and the medical supply device ; To prepare and equip the municipality to face any stronger earthquakes
Last Thursday, the mayor of Al-Marj, Walid Sahloub said in a statement that a mild earthquake hit the city three times in the last two weeks and lasted for about 10 seconds, stressing that it did not result in any damage.
“No similar tremors were reported in other areas close to the city”, Sahloub added, pointing out that life is normal inside the city.