JHCO continues dispatch of aid convoys to quake-ravaged Syria

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AMMAN — The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) sent a new seven-truck aid convoy to Syria on Thursday under Royal directives to aid survivors of the devastating earthquakes that recently ravaged Syria and Turkey, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. اضافة اعلان

The trucks were loaded with food and medical supplies and were dispatched via the Jaber Border Crossing, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said.

In a statement on Thursday, the JHCO said that it has dispatched five humanitarian aid convoys over the past week to earthquake survivors in Syria, and has stressed that it will continue relief operations over the next few days.

The five convoys included 35 trucks that were handed over to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and UN agencies based in the country. The trucks carried blankets, mattresses, and medical and food supplies, according to the lists of needs published by the Syrian authorities.

Financial, in-kind donationsThe JHCO has received additional financial and in-kind aid, which will be sent in relief convoys over the next few days, said the organization’s Secretary-General Hussein Shibli.

In-kind donations currently requested by earthquake survivors are family tents, power generators, folding beds, heaters, pillows, clothes, winter shoes, lamps, and food containers. Also on the list are respiratory devices, first aid bags, resuscitation equipment, rescue equipment, oxygen cylinders and masks, ambulances, and surgery tools.

Those wishing to contribute in-kind donations can contact the JHCO via the numbers 065523190, 0795005843, 0791406673, and 0791200838. Financial donations can also be made from anywhere around the world via the organization’s website, www.jhco.org.

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