2006 News Story

Saudi relief aid arrives in Ethiopia

Saudi relief planes began arriving in Ethiopia today to aid victims of floods. The two planes carried 140 tons of relief aid worth around $1.9 million, including 2,000 tents; 6,860 blankets; 4,000 carpets; and five tons of medical equipment. The aid is in addition to the $1 million the Kingdom donated to Ethiopia through the World Food Program.