KRCS dis­trib­utes fresh wa­ter to dis­placed fam­i­lies in Le­banon

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

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

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