Huge aid convoy for Syria
46 aid trucks of 400, filled with humanitarian aid packs contributed jointly by IHH and international partners is making its way to Syria.
Syria 27.10.2014

46 aid trucks of 400, filled with humanitarian aid packs contributed jointly by IHH and international partners is making its way to Syria.

As part of the “I Need You” campaign, NGO's representing South Africa, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, England, Yemen, Denmark, Saudi Arabia and Mozambique collected aid in 46 trucks and were sent to Syria by way of Reyhanli province. In a ceremony held at the Reyhanli Lojistic Centre, IHH President Bulent Yildirim as well as NGO represenatives as well as senior officials from Turkey took part in the ceremony.

President Yildirim gives thanks to NGO's

Speaking at the ceremony, IHH President Bulent Yildirim mentioned the 4 year civil war that has torn Syria, that there should be no break in the aid that has been sent to those in need and thanked those who assisted in preparing of the convoy of aid trucks.

Visiting the aid camps

After the ceremony, a two day camp on the 25th -26th October will be held for the dignitaries in Reyhanli and Kilis. During the two day programme, there will be a visit to the Kilis refugee Camp.

Aid packets

The aid packs include baby need packets, hygiene packs, sponge beds, blankets, pulses and legume, childrents coats and boots, scarfs, cap and glove sets as well as food packs – a part of these will be sent to the Cilvegozu Border Camp at Reyhanli and some to the Kilis based Oncupinar Border Camp and distributed by IHH representatives.

The entire 400 truck convoy of aid will be delivered by the end of January to those in need in Syria. IHH has sent more than 4,000 trucks with humanitarian aid since the war began in Syria.

 

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS:

 

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1

Al Imdaad Foundation - South Africa

2

Sheikh Eid Bin Mohammad Al-Thani Charitable Association- Qatar

3

Abdullah Al Nouri Society-Kuwait

4

Al Eslah Society-Bahrain

5

Ummah Welfare Trust- UK

6

RAF - Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services- Qatar

7

Olive Grove Foundation - UK

8

Qawafel Humanitarian Relief- Kuwait

9

Islah & Irshad Society-Yemen

10

Det Islamiske-Denmark

11

Amal-International Commission for Human Development-Saudi Arabia

12

Munazzamat Al-Da'wa Al-Islamiyya - Qatar

13

Al Ihsaan Relief - South Africa

14

Solidariedade Islamica-Mozambique


 

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