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Kuwait relief org. delivers aid to Libyan refugees

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MADNIN, TUNIS, May 3 (KUNA) -- The envoy of the Kuwait Red Crescent headed on Tuesday for southern Tunisia to oversee delivery of relief aid to Libyan refugees.

Director of the Disasters and Emergency Department at the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), Yousif Al-Meraj, is executing the aid program there, in coordination with the Kuwaiti ambassador to Tunisia, Fahad Ahmad Al-Awadhi, and the Secretary General of the Tunisian Red Crescent, Dr. Taher Al-Shunaiti.

He is accompanied during this field mission by a representative of the Kuwaiti Diplomatic Attache, Jarrah Saud Al-Suwaiet. The team will supervise distribution of food and health aid to 3,000 Libyan families that have settled in the Tunisian border region. Kuwait, upon an initiative of HH the Amir, had sent in 17 tons of medical aid to the relocated Libyans.

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