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Jordan sends 91-truck aid convoy to Gaza

By JT - May 19,2024 - Last updated at May 19,2024

The convoy, consisting of 91 trucks, carried essential food items for distribution to the people of Gaza (Photo courtesy of Petra)

AMMAN — The Jordanian Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), in cooperation with the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organisation (JHCO), dispatched a new food aid convoy Gaza, in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) and several international organisations.

The convoy, consisting of 91 trucks, carried essential food items for distribution to the people of Gaza through various partner associations and organisations, according to a statement by JHCO on Saturday.

JHCO Secretary-General Hussein Shibli said that Jordan is now considered the humanitarian gateway for aid directed to the people of Gaza and the main lifeline supported by various organisations, sectors and countries.

He emphasised that Jordan is committed to delivering diverse and essential donations and ensuring the continued entry of humanitarian aid to Gaza

Shibli said that the Gaza Strip has received a total of 1412 trucks and 53 planes arriving via Egypt’s Al Arish airport, while 92 Jordanian airdrops have been executed, along with 231 airdrops carried out in cooperation with allied countries.

JHCO continues to accept cash donations through its bank account at Bank al Etihad No. JO32 UBSI 1030 0000 4010 1659 9151 06, e-wallets, CliQ on: JHCOGAZA, eFAWATEERcom, and its official website: www.jhco.org.jo.

 

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