KRCS sends urgent medical and food supplies to Sudan

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced on Wednesday that it was coordinating with authorities in Egypt to deliver 190 tons of urgent medical and food supplies to Sudan. KRCS coordinator Khaled Al-Mutairi told KUNA that the Kuwaiti Embassy in Cairo would coordinate with the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC) to deliver urgent relief aid material to Sudan. He affirmed that relief shipment would be handed to the Sudanese Red Crescent (SRC) and the Health Ministry for distribution.

“We are working in coordination with the Kuwaiti embassy in Cairo and the Egyptian Red Crescent Society to mobilize tons of foodstuffs, which include 12,000 food baskets destined for the most affected people by the repercussions of the crisis in Sudan,” said Khaled Al-Mutairi. “The shipment will also include about 95 tons of medical supplies and medicines, bringing the volume of Kuwaiti humanitarian aid that will provide the Sudanese people with about 190 tons of food and medical supplies,” he clarified.

Al-Mutairi talked about a coordination meeting held yesterday for this purpose between the Kuwaiti Red Crescent and the Egyptian Red Crescent to coordinate efforts and determine ways of delivering Kuwaiti humanitarian aid that will be shipped to the port of Port Sudan on the Red Sea through the Egyptian port of Safaga.

The Kuwaiti aid will be delivered to the Sudanese Red Crescent Society and the Sudanese Ministry of Health in coordination with the Egyptian Red Crescent Society. Al-Mutairi expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Kuwaiti embassy in Cairo for its efforts in facilitating the transfer of aid and arranging with the Egyptian side for its shipment, as well as for the efforts made by the Egyptian Red Crescent Society in this context to help the needy and affected in Sudan.- KUNA

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