Jordan Sends Humanitarian Aid to Lebanon

Thursday 1441/12/23 - 2020/08/13
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Amman, August 13, 2020, SPA -- The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO), in cooperation with the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, has started a humanitarian airlift to Lebanon.
"Under Royal directives that Jordan should stand by Lebanon, mainly during this difficult circumstance, the organization has dispatched its first batch of humanitarian aid to Beirut, in coordination with the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army and the Lebanese authorities," JHCO Secretary General Ayman Mifleh told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) on Thursday.
Today's aid consists of food, medical and relief supplies, generators, and solar-powered lights, according to the needs announced by Lebanon after a massive explosion hit Beirut last week, he added.
Jordan has sent a Jordanian military field hospital to Lebanon equipped for conducting surgeries, including 48 beds, 10 ICU beds and two operating rooms.
13:33 LOCAL TIME 10:33 GMT