Egypt Red Crescent has delivered 30000 tons of aid to Gaza: Official

Ahram Online , Monday 27 Nov 2023

The Egyptian Red Crescent that through local and international donations, they have been able to deliver 30,000 tons of aid to its counterpart the war began, the Palestinian Red Crescent, and the UNRWA in Gaza.

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Egyptian Red Crescent workers load humanitarian aids, from Saudi Arabia on its way to Gaza Strip, at Al Arish airport, Egypt, Monday, Nov. 27, 2023. AP


The announcement was made by Executive Director of the Egyptian Red Crescent Society Dr Ramy El-Nagar during a press conference on Monday.

The organization has intensified its efforts over the past three days to take advantage of the truce, the director said.

These efforts include dispatching more trucks carrying medical, relief, and food aid through the border crossing to alleviate the burden on Gaza’s residents, he added.

El-Nagar affirmed that the Egyptian Red Crescent’s staff and volunteers are still working diligently to prepare more aid, including ensuring the quality of products, sorting, repackaging, reviewing, and preparing them for transport.

During the press conference, Kuwait’s Ambassador to Egypt Ghanem Saqr Al-Ghanem expressed gratitude to the organization for working with its Kuwaiti counterpart to send a convoy of 35 trucks filled with medical, food, and other aid.

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