Saudi Campaign distributes aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

January 29, 2013

The Saudi National Campaign to Support the Brothers in Syria began the distribution today of 28 truckloads of emergency aid to Syrian refugees living in camps in Jordan, in cooperation with the Jordanian Charitable Society. The Campaign’s Director of Coordination and Follow-Up, Yousef Al-Rahmah, said that the assistance included 7,000 heaters and 7,000 gas cylinders. He added that tomorrow the Campaign will distribute 500 food baskets to Syrian refugees in the King Abdullah Gardens in Al-Ramtha. He reported that the Campaign has coordinated with the Governor of Irbid and the Jordanian Red Crescent Authority to draw up a plan to distribute aid to Syrian refugees in the governorate.

Meanwhile, the Campaign has continued the distribution of assistance to Syrian refugees in the Al-Thania region in northern Lebanon. Waleed Al-Jalal, the Director of the Campaign’s Office in Lebanon, said that 1,500 food baskets and 2,000 blankets were provided to more than 500 refugee families yesterday.