5,100 tons of aid sent by Jordan to Gaza


Published: 2024-02-08 20:43

Last Updated: 2024-06-15 14:28

5,100 tons of aid sent by Jordan to Gaza
5,100 tons of aid sent by Jordan to Gaza

The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) announced today, Thursday, that Jordan has sent around 5,100 tons of aid to the people in the Gaza Strip since October, 2023.

JHCO’s Secretary-General, Dr. Hussein Al-Shibli, stated that the aid included food, relief, medical, and pharmaceutical supplies. The aid was transported via air and land bridges through 49 aircraft (including 11 air drops), with a total payload reaching 719.77 tons of materials, while Jordan deployed 325 ground trucks with a total payload of 4376.47 tons.

Al-Shibli emphasized that this aid was transported to the people in the Gaza Strip in coordination and cooperation with the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and several international and regional partner organizations.

He noted that the last two planes departed the kingdom yesterday, Wednesday. The JHCO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, and the JAF, sent two humanitarian aid planes carrying 23 tons of medical and health supplies in cooperation with the Human Appeal organization - Britain.

Al-Shibli reiterated that Jordan will continue to fulfill its duty towards its brethren in the Gaza Strip and provide what is necessary under the direct directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II.

The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization continues to prepare and send medical, relief, and food aid, and it still receives cash donations through its bank account at Union Bank, account number JO32 UBSI 1030 0000 4010 1659 9151 06, or through electronic wallets or via Click JHCOGAZA, in addition to "eFAWATEERCOM" and through its website www.jhco.org.jo.