IIRO sends 220 tons of food and medical supplies to Gaza
March 10, 2009
The Jeddah-based International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO) recently extended SR 2 million [$534,292] worth of relief assistance to Palestinians in Gaza, in coordination with the Jordanian Charitable Hashemite Commission and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). According to IIRO Secretary General Dr. Adnan Basha, the aid was delivered aboard 17 trucks and included 220 tons of food materials and medical supplies. Dr. Basha noted that the IIRO plans to expand its assistance to the Palestinian people.