Sunday, September 13, 2009
Morocco Sends Emergency Aid to Burkina Faso and Niger
I know that this article is from the national Moroccan news agency, Maghreb Arab Presse, but it brings some attention to an important problem in another part of Africa, and that is the flooding taking place all along the Western coast. Alhamdulilah that the Moroccan government is sending some relief supplies.
Morocco sends emergency humanitarian aid to Burkina Faso and Niger
Rabat - Morocco has decided to send emergency humanitarian aid to Burkina Faso and Niger following the huge floods that have recently hit the two countries, the Foreign Ministry announced on Sunday.
The ministry said in statement the move, decided by HM King Mohammed VI, is part of effective solidarity and brotherly relations uniting the Kingdom and the two countries.
The aid comprises hundreds of tents, thousands of blankets and tonnes of medicines.
To this end, an airlift was set up, it said, adding that a first batch of aid was sent Sunday morning to Niamey and Ouagadougou, with other batches programmed in the course of the day.
The Kingdom expressed full support for the populations of the two countries and voiced hope they will get back to normal living conditions as soon as possible.
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