Emergency Financial Assistance

U.S. consuls can assist U.S. citizens abroad who are temporarily destitute due to unforeseen circumstances.

U.S. citizens in Lebanon who find themselves in these circumstances should contact the Embassy in Awkar, at any time at 961-4-543600 and ask to speak to the American Citizen Services unit (during business hours) or the duty officer (after hours or weekends). You may also contact the State Department’s Office of Overseas Citizens Services at 1-888-407-4747 (during business hours) or 202-647-5225 (after hours).