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Kuwait Red Crescent Society delivers medical equipment to damaged hospitals in Beirut

Today, Sunday, the Kuwait Red Crescent Society delivered medical equipment and supplies to hospitals damaged by Beirut port explosion.

The head of the Lebanon mission in, Dr. Musaed Al-Anazi, said that the KRCS's field team visited five damaged hospitals, namely Saint George, Al-Jeitawi, Al-Wardia, Al-Karantina and Al-Maqasid. They examined their whereabouts and handed them the equipment and supplies.

Al-Enezi stressed the importance of giving support to hospitals that suffered heavy losses due to the explosion, helping them restore their role in treating the people injured of the tragic accident and providing health care to patients immediately.

He pointed to KRCS’s keenness to provide the necessary needs for hospitals from medical equipment, respirators, resuscitation devices, beds, wheelchairs, and protection and safety equipment.

He calculated that this aid would enable hospitals to fulfill their national and humanitarian needs of the Lebanese people in these difficult circumstances that require concerted efforts to serve the brotherly Lebanese people.

Al-Enezi expressed Kuwait's solidarity with the Lebanese people in this ordeal, stressing that the KRCS would continue to provide support to our brothers in Lebanon.

 Director of Karantina Hospital, Dr. Karen Saqr praised the initiatives of KRCS in supporting the explosion severely hit hospitals, noting that Kuwait was always a big supporter of Lebanese people.

She said the Kuwaiti medical devices given to the Hospital would be highly useful in rebuilding the medical services and starting to receive patients.

Further to its field works in support for the Explosion victims, KRCS sustained relief efforts through humanitarian aid to Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and Lebanese people in need themselves.

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