A team with a rescue dog first detected movement under a destroyed building in Gemmayze, one of the areas worst hit by the August 4 blast that killed about 190 people.
French President Emmanuel Macron gives Lebanese politicians until October end to start delivering on reforms, saying financial aid would be withheld and sanctions imposed further down the line if corruption gets in the way.
French President Macron arrived in Beirut just hours after under-fire leaders designated a new prime minister, Mustapha Adib, to tackle the country's deep political and economic crisis.
US and French officials visiting Beirut after the August 4 blast have said they had made clear they would not extend a financial lifeline to the country if its leaders did not tackle corruption and mismanagement.
The UN said the money will enable the UN's humanitarian partners “to help people in need by targeting food security, health, shelter and protection, as well as water and sanitation hygiene support.”
The move gives the Lebanese army greater powers to suppress resurgent protests.
Protests continue in Lebanon despite the resignation of the government following the massive Beirut explosion. The protesters now demand a complete change to a system of power that has long gone unchallenged.
The blast centred on the city's port caused massive destruction and killed at least 135 people, heaping misery on a country in crisis.
The government declares two-week state of emergency in Beirut after the massive blast in the port area of the capital kills at least 135 people with some 5,000 wounded and tens still missing.
Frantic Lebanese set up social media pages to search for missing loved ones, many of whom are believed to be stuck under rubble after a mammoth port blast split through Lebanon's capital, leaving 300,000 homeless.
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