Kuwait’s KRCS sends 20 trucks of re­lief aid to Syria from Turkey

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GAZIANTEP: Twenty trucks filled with re­lief aid ma­te­rial be­gan their jour­ney from Gaziantep, south­east­ern Turkey, head­ing to Syria to pro­vide help to dis­placed Syr­i­ans from eastern Aleppo, Kuwait Red Cres­cent So­ci­ety’s (KRCS) chair­man Dr He­lal Al-Sayer said yes­ter­day.

The con­voy - that car­ries hu­man­i­tar­ian aid, win­ter sup­plies, and fuel - con­veys a mes­sage that the Kuwaiti peo­ple will al­ways stick to their role in sup­port­ing their Syr­ian broth­ers and sis­ters, Sayer said. Kuwaitis will spare no ef­fort to pro­vide ur­gent hu­man­i­tar­ian as­sis­tance to Syr­i­ans amid the se­vere win­ter in their coun­try, he stressed.

The con­voy is part of the re­lief cam­paign launched by the KRCS un­der ‘Cry for Aleppo’ to help the dis­placed from the ma­jor Syr­ian city, Sayer said. He lauded the rapid and pos­i­tive re­sponse and as­sis­tance of­fered by the Kuwaiti bene­fac­tors for the aid cam­paign.

Sayer had an­nounced Tues­day that KRCS plans a se­ries of re­lief aid cam­paigns to ease the suf­fer­ing of Syr­ian refugees, par­tic­u­larly those fac­ing harsh win­ter tem­per­a­tures in refugee camps in neigh­bor­ing coun­tries.

In a state­ment upon ar­rival to Gaziantep to fol­low up KRCS hu­man­i­tar­ian projects and ac­tiv­i­ties on be­half of the Syr­ian refugees there, Sayer stated that Kuwait would con­tinue its sup­port to Syr­ian dis­placed in Turkey, Le­banon and Jor­dan. He noted that His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has made clear di­rec­tives to of­fer help­ing hand to Syr­ian peo­ple to al­le­vi­ate their suf­fer­ing. —KUNA


GAZIANTEP: Kuwait Red Cres­cent So­ci­ety’s Chair­man Dr He­lal AlSayer in­spects re­lief aid to be dis­trib­uted to Syr­i­ans dis­placed from eastern Aleppo.

Kuwait Red Cres­cent So­ci­ety work­ers pose for a group photo with Chair­man Dr He­lal Al-Sayer.

KRCS work­ers stack up boxes of hu­man­i­tar­ian aid to be de­liv­ered to dis­placed Syr­i­ans from eastern Aleppo.

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