Turkey’s 8th Humanitarian Aid Ship Sets Sail For Gaza

The 8th humanitarian aid ship prepared by the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) in cooperation with the General Directorate of Foundations will depart from Mersin Port today for the people of Gaza.

According to a statement made by AFAD, Turkey continues to deliver humanitarian aid to civilians in the Gaza Strip, which is the target of Israeli attacks.

Finally, the 8th humanitarian aid ship, prepared in cooperation with the General Directorate of Foundations, will depart from Mersin Port at 13:00 today.

With the aid ship, whose loading works continue at Mersin Port, 125 thousand food parcels weighing a total of 2 thousand 960 tons will be sent to the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.

To date, 13 airplanes and 7 ships have set out for the Palestinian people

Turkey, under the coordination of AFAD and with the support of non-governmental organizations, has so far sent humanitarian aid materials for the Palestinian people by 13 planes and 7 ships.

The total amount of humanitarian aid materials sent through ship services, air bridges, local procurement and in cooperation with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) reached 39,607 tons.

In addition, as part of efforts to meet the water needs of civilians in the Gaza Strip, a project to supply bottled water from Egypt was implemented in cooperation with the Egyptian Red Crescent. Thus, 5 trucks are delivered to the region every week, and the total amount of water delivered so far has reached 1126 tons.

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