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RI supervisor:  20 trucks aid arrive in Taiz

RI supervisor: 20 trucks aid arrive in Taiz

[22/January/2016]



TAIZ, Jan. 22 (Saba) – Around 20 trucks loaded with relief aid have entered Taiz city, Relief International (RI) supervisor in Taiz said on Thursday.

The aid were provided by the World Food Program (WFP) in conjunction with a field visit of the UN delegation to the city, Abdulrahim al-Futaih added.

Abdulrahim al-Futaih said the aid shipment contains 3,000 wheat bags, sugar, legumes and oil dedicated to residents of al-Qahirah district in the city and for those who did not receive their aid before due to security events.

He pointed out that the distribution of these quantities was carried out in the presence of representatives of the UN delegation and officials of the School Feeding Unit at the Ministry of Education.

The RI supervisor affirmed that the distribution to the beneficiaries will continue through the distribution center in al-Hawban which at the School Book Management headquarters.

The distribution process included Sala, al-Mudhafr and al-Qahirah districts, adding that a work is still underway to complete the rest of the areas, he added.

Al- Futaih confirmed that an extra shipment of 2,000 wheat bags will arrive soon in al-Mudhafr district and it will be distributed to those who were unable to get a relief assistance during the last period.

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