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11 Apr 2011 description

To help Tunisia in the placement of refugees fleeing from neighboring Libya, China’s second batch of emergency humanitarian aid for Tunisia was shipped by the chartered plane from China Southern Airlines taking off in Beijing at 18:30 on April 9 to Djerba Island. The first batch of aid has been shipped to Tunisia on April 7. The second batch of shipment, weighing about 97 tons, included 1,000 sets of solar-powered lights, 23,000 blankets, some 25 tons of food and 2 tons of medicine. China’s relief supplies to Tunisia have all been shipped.

21 Mar 2011 description

Monday,March 21,2011 Posted: 09:59 BJT(0159 GMT) MOFCOM

The Chinese government decided to offer 50 million yuan as emergency humanitarian aid to Tunisia and Egypt, with the purpose of alleviating the pressure by held-up refugees on bordering area with Libya. Of the aid, US$2 million in cash is for Tunisia and US$1 million for Egypt. Besides, about 30.3 million yuan of materials, including Muslim food, tents, blankets, medicine and electricity generators, will be shipped to Tunisia.