2003 News Story

Saudi Red Crescent prepares to deliver aid to Iraq

A delegation of the Saudi Red Crescent Society (SRCS) toured Iraq's Al-Basra Province yesterday to assess the needs of the Iraqi people during the current crisis, meeting with head of the Iraqi Red Crescent Society Rashed Al-Dhahri and other officials.  The first consignments of Saudi relief aid, primarily medicine and food, are scheduled to arrive in Kuwait today and tomorrow, for distribution Saturday inside Iraq in coordination with the Iraqi Red Crescent Society.