KRCS distributes fresh water to displaced families in Lebanon
BEQAA: A joint delegation from Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) and ZAIN Kuwait telecommunication company has distributed bottled fresh water on the Syrian displaced camps in Beqaa valley at eastern Lebanon. The delegation also visited the water treatment plant that was built by KRCS jointly with Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and were briefed on the work progress in the plant. The society’s delegate to Lebanon Dr Musaed Al-Enezi said that the water treatment plant project was established under the umbrella of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to support the displaced families.
Al-Enezi pointed out that offering fresh water for these families will ensure maintaining the children’s health and protect them from the polluted water effect. Al-Enezi stated that many camps are randomly scattered and lack of the basic needs for survival in which it makes providing the fresh water a huge problem. On his part, QRCS Project Manager Hussein Hamdan said, that this project aims to distribute 4,000 liters’ daily on 2,000 displaced families, pointing out that they are working on increasing the plant efficiency to distribute fresh water to 5,000 families. The water treatment plant was opened at the beginning of the current year with the attendance of the Chairman of KRCS Dr Hilal Al-Sayer. —KUNA