2007 News Story

Saudi relief aid arrives in Mali

A Saudi relief plane has arrived in Mali carrying 79 tons of relief items. The plane is the first in a Saudi airlift to provide humanitarian aid to Mali, which has been stricken with floods and torrential rains.

The relief aid included 3,500 cartons of foodstuffs, 500 tents, 2,500 blankets, 10,000 mosquito nets and seven electric generators.