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Israeli humanitarian aid to be delivered to Ukraine

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KIEV, Apr 05, 2001 (Itar-Tass via COMTEX) -- Humanitarian aid supplies worth 100,000 US dollars, intended for the victims of the recent floods in the Sub-Carpathian region of Ukraine is to be delivered here from Israel on Thursday. The aid, which has been arranged by the World Jewish agency Sohnut, has been sent in response to an appeal from the Ukrainian government and the Hope and Good charity foundation.

The supplies comprise electric generators, warm clothes, crockery and medicines, an official at the Israeli Embassy in Ukraine has told Itar-Tass.

An official aid handover ceremony is to be attended by Lyudmila Kuchma, head of the Board of Trustees of the Hope and Good charity foundation, Deputy Premier Nikolai Zhulinsky, and Minister for Emergencies Vassily Durdinets.

By Raisa Stetsyura

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