Kenya donates 240 tons of Aid to Turkey
The country Kenya Kenya donates 240 tons of Aid to Turkey, this is after the Unfortunate earthquake that killed many and destroyed buildings.
Through United Nations Organization for Migration (IOM) in Nairobi, it was confirmed that the material aid has been dispatched Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Adana Incirlik Base in Turkey.
The donation includes; 353 tents, 17,245 plastic tarpaulin sheets, 1,261 plastic tarpaulin rolls, 26,565 blankets and 34,705 sleeping mats.
On February 23, another shipment of tents, tunnel tents and other aid materials was also donated.
The Turkish embassy in Nairobi stated,”The humanitarian aid materials, donated by the IOM to alleviate the suffering of our citizens that are affected by the recent earthquake disaster, were sent to Türkiye.”
This comes days after foreign affair cabinet secretary, Alfred Mutua stated that Kenya will also join hands in helping Turkey.
He called upon Kenyans to come on board and donate anything that they have, to help the people in Turkey.
He stated,”Kenya joins the international community in condoling with Turkey, which has suffered untold losses due to the earthquake.”
”I call upon fellow citizens to help Turkey by donating material support such as such as foodstuffs, clothing, financial support, and medical aid,”he added.