Egyptian Red Crescent
Egypt has received more than 164,000 Sudanese people since the outbreak of the crisis in Sudan in mid-April, Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said on Twitter.
Egypt’s first lady, Intissar al Sisi, spouse of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, praised efforts of the Egyptian Red Crescent (ERC), voicing her appreciation for all its volunteers.
The shipment came within the framework of the special Egyptian-Somali relations and the Egyptian political leadership’s keenness to support the Somali government and people in the face of the drought that Somalia has suffered from for years, the statement said.
The service point aims to facilitate the return of nationals and provide free logistic services, in addition to contacting the nationals' families to ensure their safety, the note added.
The Egyptian team visited the Romanian Red Cross headquarters in Bucharest, attended a video conference with the International Red Cross.
The aid was prepared in cooperation with the Egyptian Red Crescent to ease the burden of citizens in South Sudan, the Egyptian military spokesman said on Monday, adding that the plane headed to Juba International Airport.
Egypt sent three military aircrafts, Wednesday carrying urgent humanitarian aid to Sudan ending an air bridge that was extended over the two past days, according to Egyptian military spokesman.
The launch event was attended by Dr. Nevin El-Kabbaj, Minister of Social Solidarity and Deputy Chairman of the ERC Council, and the Swiss Ambassador to Egypt Paul Garnier, as well as Dr. Valerie Liechti, Head of the Office of International Cooperation of the Swiss Embassy.
The Egyptian Red Crescent has supported the Lebanese Red Cross with some of the aid supplies contributed to Lebanon by Egypt in the aftermath of the Beirut port explosions on Aug. 4.
Egyptian Minister of Social Solidarity Nevin al-Qabbaj directed the emergency teams of the Egyptian Red Crescent to provide assistance to dwellers of an area in Helwan, near Cairo, as seven people died when their houses collapsed due to bad weather.
How Egypt supported Palestinians since the Israeli massacre in the Gaza Strip.
The Egyptian Red Crescent offered aid to people of Al-Rawdah village in North Sinai, following the terrorist attack that took place in the village last year.
Egypt and the United States signed off on an LE 2.2 million ($113,322) donation on Monday to help those affected by the terrorist operation at Al-Rawdah Mosque.