2004 News Story

Humanitarian airlift continues to provide relief supplies to Iranian earthquake zone

A Saudi relief plane arrived in Iran today carrying nearly 21 tons of equipment and materials for the Saudi field hospital in Bam. Since December 27, 2003, sixteen relief planes carrying more than 45 tons of emergency relief supplies and a medical team have been dispatched to Iran.  The Saudi field hospital in Bam has been successfully carrying out surgical operations. To date, it has dealt with 416 cases.