Saudi Assistance Reaches Tsunami Victims

Thursday 1426/4/4 - 2005/05/12
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Aceh, Indonesia, May 12, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is still continuing its efforts to aid tsunami victims in Aceh as it facilitated yesterday distribution of a new tranche of tents and foodstuffs.
The Saudi Red Crescent and Indonesian Red Cross have signed an agreement for establishing 5 health centers.
Director of Saudi Red Crescent in Indonesia Abdullah Al-Amer said they agreed on a psychological and employment support program for 500 families involving an expenditure of 250,000 US dollars.
Al-Amer disclosed that the two humanitarian societies also decided to provide a mobile clinic costing 800,000 US dollars and to establish Zainulabidin Hospital at an estimated cost of 900,000 US dollars. --SPA 1245 Local Time 0945 GMT