Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS)
KRCS to deliver relief supplies post quake, tsunami on Sulawisi island
KUWAIT- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) on Thursday announced the dispatch of a field team to Indonesia to distribute relief aid to people affected by the earthquake and tsunami on the island of Sulawisi which caused human and material losses.
KRCS Chairman, Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer, told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that the KRCS will provide assistance and assess the needed equipment in order to meet the basic needs of all those affected on the island of Sulawisi as a result of the earthquake and devastating tsunami.
Al-Sayer added that the KRCS sent the team to distribute emergency relief aid in cooperation with the Kuwaiti embassy in Indonesia and provide the basic needs of those affected people through purchase from local markets.
He said that the relief team will review and assess the conditions of the affected people in the island in preparation for providing the necessary Kuwaiti aid to them and alleviate their plight and suffering.
Al-Sayer pointed to the presence of another field team in Kerala, India, to provide basic needs and necessary supplies for the affected families in cooperation and coordination with the embassy of the State of Kuwait in India and the Indian Red Cross.
He said the team would distribute food and provide essential needs and set up relief mechanisms for those affected by monsoon rains and floods that have displaced 14,000 families in several cities in the Indian state of Kerala.