2001 News Story

Kingdom extends relief aid to Somalia

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz has issued orders to the Saudi Red Crescent Society to extend urgent relief aid to Somalia, where floods have devastated a number of towns and displaced thousands of people. Two planes loaded with foodstuffs, medical materials, tents and blankets will leave Riyadh, one tomorrow, and the other on Wednesday.