A man clears mud from his shop after floodwater swept through Labweh, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. (The Daily Star/Nidal Solh)
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A man who had drowned in a lake in Bekaa's Jabbouleh was pulled out of the water Friday by Civil Defense, after heavy rains triggered floods in the area.Hariri had instructed the committee to take immediate action in both Labweh in northern Bekaa and Al-Faour at Bekaa's center the two areas that were affected the most, Kheir said.A specialized committee under the relief commission and another from the Lebanese Army both carried out assessments and registered damages, Kheir added.Kheir announced that the Higher Relief Commission has developed an action plan with the Public Works Ministry, Energy and Water Ministry, Civil Defense and Lebanese Red Cross, in cooperation with the Army and Finance Ministry, to quickly restore areas hit by natural disasters.
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