The Red Crescent Society continues its relief efforts, within the Kuwaiti airlift, to support Lebanon.
Yesterday, the Red Crescent Society delivered medical equipment and supplies to hospitals that were damaged by the Beirut Port explosion.
The head of the Kuwaiti Red Crescent mission in Lebanon, Dr. Musaed Al-Anazi, said in a statement to KUNA that the association’s field team visited five damaged hospitals, namely “Saint George”, “Lebanese Geitawi,” “Al Wardiyah,” “Karantina,” and “Makassed.” Their conditions and those in charge of the medical equipment and supplies were delivered directly.
Al-Enezi stressed the importance of supporting hospitals that suffered heavy losses due to the explosion, to help them restore their role in treating the injured as a result of the tragic accident and providing health care to patients immediately.
He pointed to the association’s keenness to provide the necessary needs for hospitals with medical equipment, respirators and resuscitation devices, beds, wheelchairs, and protection and safety equipment.
A national role
And he considered that this aid would enable hospitals to fulfill their national and humanitarian role towards the Lebanese people in these difficult circumstances that require concerted efforts and capabilities to serve the brotherly Lebanese people.
Al-Enezi expressed Kuwait’s solidarity with the Lebanese people in this ordeal, stressing that the Kuwaiti Red Crescent continues to provide support to the brothers in Lebanon.
For her part, Director of Karantina Hospital, Dr. Karen Saqr, praised in a statement to “KUNA” the efforts of the Kuwaiti Red Crescent to support the affected hospitals, stressing that Kuwait’s position is always known to support Lebanon and its people.
And it considered that the medical devices received by the hospital will contribute to the reconstruction process and the reception of patients during the coming period.
In addition to its field work to support those affected by the Beirut bombing, the Kuwait Red Crescent Society continues its relief efforts that have consistently provided over the past years with humanitarian aid to Syrian and Palestinian refugees, in addition to needy families in Lebanon.