KUWAIT SENDS AID TO YEMEN’S SOCOTRA

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), announced dispatch of the first planeload of relief supplies, to the people of Socotra Island, recently swept with a fierce storm.

Abdulrahman Al-Aoun, the society’s general director, said in a statement, to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that, the first cargo of the Kuwaiti humanitarian aid, for the people of Socotra, left, in implementation of instructions by the Amir, to secure urgent assistance for the Yemeni people.

The society is coordinating with the Ministry of Defence, to dispatch more aid for the storm-stricken people of the island, located some 300 km from the Yemeni mainland.

Source: NAM News Network