Beirut Explosions – Children urgently need help

Faced with economic collapse and surging COVID-19 cases, Lebanon's children & families need urgent assistance. UNICEF is there to help.


Louis Vuitton is deeply saddened by the devastating explosions that took place in Beirut on August 4th. Hospitals and front-line workers, already overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, are now under even more extreme pressure. UNICEF is responding to this unforeseen emergency on the ground, working with authorities and partners to support health workers, and reach families and children with much-needed assistance.

Louis Vuitton will continue to uphold its promise to help vulnerable children and families. With funds raised from the sales of the Silver Lockit in 2020, $400K will be allocated to UNICEF to help survivors through the aftermath of this terrible catastrophe.

You too can help children get the urgent support they need. Donate directly to UNICEF at

The explosions immediately wiped portion of the city's port district, shattering windows and buildings. The death toll could be as high as 100 with 4,000 wounded and over 300,000 people displaced. We are very concerned that children are among the casualties and that those who survived are under shock.

Right now UNICEF, is on the ground preparing to support children and their families but we can’t do this without you.

This horrific event adds to what is already a terrible crisis for the people of Lebanon-- economic collapse and a rise in COVID-19 cases which means that hospitals are already overwhelmed and frontline health workers are exhausted.

We urgently need your help now to provide life-saving assistance to children affected and their families