IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
0
Donate
Follow
EN
TRY
Close
  • Who are we
  • What we do
  • What can you do
  • Login
Plane loaded with medical equipment sent to Gaza
The IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation and the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen’s Association (MÜSİAD) dispatched a plane load of medical equipment that could suffice for an entire hospital.
Palestine, MiddleEast 13.01.2009

The IHH and MÜSİAD sent to Gaza a plane load of humanitarian materials and medical equipment as part of a joint aid campaign. A Turkish Airlines cargo plane loaded with 26 tons of relief material worth TL 631,838 took off from Istanbul for the al-Arish airport of Egypt several days ago.

The relief materials will be loaded to trucks and sent to Gaza through Rafah border crossing to be handed to officials of the Gaza Health Ministry. Last reports from the region put the number of the wounded at 4,000. Due to shortage of medication and medical tools 15 percent of the wounded die at hospitals. The relief materials sent will hopefully do away with shortages of medical needs though for a limited period.

Cash donation to Gaza

The IHH handed TL 2.5 million in cash to the Gaza Health Ministry to help rebuild the hospitals that were destroyed during the Israeli attacks on Gaza. Scores of hospitals and ambulances had been hit in Israeli air strikes. Some of the hospital buildings were no longer fit for use and a number of doctors and medical personnel were also killed in the attacks.


Related news
See all
Supporting tens of thousands of people in need in Afghanistan
Supporting tens of thousands of people in need in Afghanistan
Continuing its relief efforts in Afghanistan, IHH has distributed 5,000 food parcels in 12 different provinces of the country in the last month.
Mosque-Masjid, Education
19.08.2022
Support from IHH to people of Yemen
Support from IHH to people of Yemen
In Yemen, where a civil conflict has been raging since 2014, relief efforts are still being made by the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation. Recently, IHH dispatched a team to the area to provide relief to the nation's needy.
03.08.2022
Emergency aid to Afghanistan’s earthquake victims
Emergency aid to Afghanistan’s earthquake victims
A least 1.000 people lost their lives and 1.500 people were injured in the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck the Khost province of Afghanistan. IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation immediately launched an emergency aid campaign for the region.
23.06.2022