Apple CEO Tim Cook today tweeted to announce that Apple will be donating to the relief efforts in Beirut, following a horrific and deadly explosion there earlier this week. The money will go to relief organizations providing both immediate and long term support in the city.
Apple is donating to relief organizations that are helping with immediate needs and long-term support in Beirut. We grieve with the people of Lebanon, our employees and all those affected by the tragedy.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) August 7, 2020
On the evening of 4 August 2020, at 18:08 EEST, multiple explosions occurred in the city of Beirut, the capital of Lebanon. The blasts occurred at the Port of Beirut and left hundreds dead, more missing and thousands of people injured.
Apple routinely donates to relief efforts following disasters, both natural and otherwise.