Saudi Campaign sends 2nd aid convoy to Syrian refugees in Jordan
August 14, 2012
A second relief convoy was launched yesterday by the Saudi National Campaign for the Support of the Brothers in Syria to deliver relief aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan. Thirty-five trucks laden with 700 tons of emergency foodstuffs, medical supplies and other in-kind assistance arrived at the Zaatari camp in Al-Mafraq in Northern Jordan today. In a statement, the Director of the Campaign in Amman, Saad bin Mahanna Al-Suwayed, said that organizers distributed baskets of food and health supplies to the needy at the camp. He added that the arrival of a new convoy of 37 trucks accompanied by a mobile medical clinic is expected to arrive within the next two days.
In addition to in-kind donations, the Campaign has so far collected a total of SR 539.27 million [$143.8 million] in monetary contributions.