Turkish Red Crescent Chairman Arrives In Gaza, Distributes Food Parcels

Turkish Red Crescent Chairman Kerem Kinik arrived in Gaza on Wednesday and directed the process of distributing 17,000 food parcels to poor families who were affected by the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip, According to Palestinian local agencies.

He said that the Turkish Red Crescent will offer cash aid to 500 families who lost their homes in al-Shujaiya neighborhood.

The Anadolu Agency quoted Kinik as saying that the Turkish Red Crescent will open on Thursday an addendum at al-Amal orphanage in order to absorb larger numbers of sponsored orphans.

He revealed that the Turkish Red Crescent’s humanitarian aid value allocated for Palestine this year is estimated at 12 million American dollars.

Turkish Red Crescent office in Gaza Strip had announced that Kinik along with a delegation of eight persons would pay a two-day visit to the blockade enclave to distribute humanitarian aid to the Gazan people.

Earlier, The Turkish Red Crescent will provide food assistance, worth 2.5 million Turkish liras ($860,000) abroad during Ramadan, 17,000 of food to Gaza the institution said.