JHCO dispatches Syria relief convoys, invites donations

(Photo: Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization)
AMMAN — The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) said on Wednesday that it is preparing to operate successive land convoys in the coming days to all areas affected by the earthquake in Syria, according to Ammon News.اضافة اعلان

In a statement, the organization said a plane loaded with relief items, food, and medical supplies flew to the Syrian city of Latakia on Wednesday.

The organization, in coordination with the Jordanian Armed Forces-Arab Army, began routing relief aid to Syria and Turkey as of Tuesday, in a bid to help the injured and the families of the victims of the earthquake that struck large areas of both countries, in implementation of Royal directives.

A second plane will be sent to other affected areas in Syria, and another plane will also be dispatched Turkey, the statement said.

The relief planes are loaded with rescue equipment, tents, logistical and medical materials, relief items, and food aid, and are transporting Jordanian rescue workers on the international search and rescue team and doctors from the Royal Medical Services.

How to helpJHCO Secretary-General Hussein Al-Shibli said that the organization is receiving cash and in-kind donations. Those wishing to donate can call the numbers 065523190 and 0796934694.

Donations can also be made through the JHCO’s Etihad Bank account under the name of the Jordanian Hashemite Charity Organization, Wihdat Branch, IBAN JO21UBSI1030000040101659915110, or by visiting the organization’s website.

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