A family rides past piled-up garbage in Basta, Monday, July 27, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon will suffer a "major health catastrophe" if Cabinet does not act immediately to solve the garbage crisis, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour warned Monday, calling for "drastic measures" to be taken.Abu Faour said a "set of drastic measures" needs to be passed in the form of a Cabinet decree to end the crisis.The minister called for forming an emergency committee comprised of the health, environment, interior, energy, agriculture and industry ministers to make an immediate recommendation for government action.
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