First batch of Saudi aid arrives in Yemen

March 22, 2012

A Saudi cargo plane loaded with 70 tons of foodstuffs, including wheat, rice, oil, milk and biscuits, arrived in Sana’a today. The delivery marked the beginning of a Saudi humanitarian airlift that aims to deliver 200 tons of aid to be distributed to the displaced people of Yemen. A second plane is scheduled to arrive in Yemen on Friday, while a third delivery is planned for Saturday.