According to the national news agency of Lebanon on August 20, Google announced a donation of 2.2 million US dollars to support Beirut people affected by the recent bombing in the capital. The funds were raised as part of the employee contribution matching program. “We are deeply saddened by the explosion in Beirut,” said lino cattaruzzi, general manager of Google’s Middle East and North Africa region. We extend our condolences to everyone affected inside and outside Lebanon. Google’s contribution will go to local non-governmental organizations and charities in Lebanon, which are working hard to serve affected and displaced individuals and families. In our products such as search, maps and Youtube, we will continue to promote donations to support local businesses and provide the key information that local people need in this very difficult time. ” < / P > < p > Google will also fund the International Youth Business Organization (YBI) to provide recovery support for local businesses and entrepreneurs in Lebanon. YBI’s rapid response and recovery plan will provide crisis helplines, targeted advice, training and webinars to support the most affected businesses and business owners. The program will also include mentoring by Google employees to help business owners upgrade their skills and adapt to future challenges.