Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Relief Campaign begins distributing aid

January 7, 2009

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Campaign for Relief of Palestinian People in Gaza began providing supplies for more than 270,000 people in Gaza today in cooperation with the World Food Program.

 

The relief campaign is set to continue over the next 30 days.

Dr. Saed Al-Harthi, the Chairman of the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Relief Campaign for the Palestinian People in Gaza, revealed that the Kingdom is currently procuring SR 4,633,687 [$1.2 million] worth of medical and emergency supplies to be shipped to Gaza.

A new batch of foodstuffs, including SR 832,000 [$221,847] worth of baby milk, is also being delivered.

Dr. Al-Harthi noted that the Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Relief Campaign has already opened two centers in the Jabaliya and Shatie refugee camps in Gaza to distribute relief aid.

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