Aid shipments arrive in Lattakia provided by Armenia and Syrian community in Italy

Lattakia, SANA – A new shipment of relief and medical aid provided by the Syrian community in Italy arrived on Wednesday at Lattakia Port.

In a statement to SANA reporter, Head of the Syrian community in Italy Dr. Jamal Abu Abbas said the supplies include 520 packages containing food stuff, children’s toys and various kinds of aid, in addition to 36 medical beds for the injured personnel of the Syrian Arab Army.

Abbas added that the aid also includes 279 medical mattresses, 5 wheelchairs, a number of crutches, a neonatal incubator, a multifunctional medical testing device and a blood bank refrigerator.

The supplies will be distributed to four ministries and later delivered to the beneficiaries, according to Abbas.

In the same context, the Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim started the distribution of food aid provided by Armenia to needy families in Lattakia.

For his part, Consul General of the Republic of Armenia in Aleppo, Tigran Gevorgyan told SANA reporter that the aid arrived on Tuesday in Hmeimim Airport and is estimated at 20 tons of food stuff and raw materials, adding that another shipment of aid will arrive tomorrow and will involve winter clothes.

He pointed out that the aid will be distributed in all provinces.

M. al-Frieh/H. Said

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