Kuwait hands out relief aid to Mosul's IDPs

from Kuwait News Agency
Published on 18 Mar 2017 View Original

IRBIL, March 18 (KUNA) ­­ Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) has delivered food and medical aid to internally displaced persons (IDPs) who have fled violence in Mosul and are now staying at Irbil's southwestern Jamkur refugee camp.

KRCS aid workers distributed Saturday 3,000 food and medical parcels and 15,000 loaves of bread to over 11,000 IDPs at Jamkur refugee camp in Irbil, KRCS Emergency Chief Fahad Al­Me'raj said to KUNA.
The latest humanitarian aid is part of Kuwait's relentless efforts to ease out the sufferings and woes of internally displaced persons at refugee camps in Iraq, he said.

Iraq's Barzni Charity Foundation's Representative Dyar Kheder voiced much thanks and appreciation to the KRCS for its nonstop humanitarian relief to Iraqi people.

Since the outbreak of the internal displacement crisis in Iraq, Kuwait has been providing ceaseless humanitarian aid to IDPs nationwide, he said to KUNA, warning of the growing number of IDPs in Iraq.
Earlier on Friday, Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) delivered 30,000 liters of fuel to displaced Iraqis at Jamkur refugee camp in Irbil. (end) sbr.mt

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