Britain has pledged £21.5m, the USA £230m, and the EU £28m.
But what about Israel? They are the country who, in the words of the Lebanase Prime Minister Fouad Siniora wiped out '15 years of post-war development' in their criminal bombardment of their Middle Eastern neighbour.
Israel is a wealthy country and has some very wealthy supporters around the world. Let those who trashed the joint pay for it. If not, Lebanon should do the only thing left open to it: bring a claim for reparations at the International Criminal Court. If Bosnia can do it to Serbia, why can't Lebanon do it to Israel?