2006 News Story

Kingdom provides humanitarian aid to flood-stricken Indonesia

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has issued a directive to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to Indonesia following recent landslides and flooding in Sumatra.

The Saudi aid will be airlifted into the hard-hit provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra in coordination with Indonesian authorities. It will be provided by the Saudi Red Crescent Society and the Ministry of Finance.