Kuwait Distributes 2.000 Food Baskets to Refugees in Iraq


Kuwait, 26 Sha’ban 1438/23 May 2017 (MINA) – The Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced on Monday it has distributed some 2,000 food baskets to Iraqi refugees in Basra, in coordination with the General Consulate of Kuwait and the Iraqi Red Crescent Society.

Deputy Director of Youth and Volunteers Department Ahmad Al-Faqaan told Kuwait News Agency that the KRCS has continued its relief efforts in various Iraqi provinces, including Basra, IINA news reported.

Al-Faqaan, who heads Kuwait’s relief delegation to Basra, said the food baskets contained all sorts of food needed for Iraqi displaced people in Basra.

He expressed hope that the assistance will contribute to helping the displaced Iraqi families to overcome their hard conditions, stressing keenness of the KRCS to provide all help and assistance to displaced Iraqis in Iraq’s various towns and cities, especially in Basra.

He praised the role played by the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry, represented by the Consulate of the State of Kuwait in Basra, to facilitate the mission of the KRCS to work and coordinate with the Iraqi relief organizations, including the Iraqi Red Crescent to provide assistance to displaced Iraqis there.

He said the KRCS’ program for the relief of displaced Iraqi families was praised by the Iraqi authorities as well as humanitarian organizations operating in Iraq.(T/R04//RS5)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)