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KRCS launched "Ragheef" campaign for Syrian refugees in Jordan

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AMMAN. Feb 17 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) launched here on Sunday the "Ragheef" campaign, in aid of Syrian refugees in Jordan.

"Ragheel one month-campaign is offering a total of 120.000 loaves of bread to Syrian refugees in various parts of Jordan. Head of the Kuwaiti delegation, and Head of Public Relations in KRCS Khalid Al-Zaid told KUNA.

This campaign, the 8th to be launched by KRCS, includes distributing bread and other aid in-kind to families of Syrian refugees, he added.

KRCS signed agreements with a total of 11 bakeries in the Hashemite Kingdome to supply refugees with bread, he said.

KRSC is offering a total of two kilograms of bread for each Syrian family. in coordination with the Jordanian Red Crescent Society.

The KRCS team distributed 60 tons of clothes and blankets to Syrian families in various parts of Jordan, he said. The teams started in Jerash city, in which they distributed blankets for 400 Syrian families. Al-Zaid pointed out.

The Kuwait Red Crescent is committed to its humanitarian mission and works to alleviate the suffering of the refugees, especially during this harsh winter season, he affirmed. He praised the efforts of Jordanian Red Crescent Society in offering assistance to reach all families of Syrian refugees.

Al-Zaid also hailed the role of the Kuwaiti diplomatic mission in Jordan in facilitating the work of KRCS in Jordan. A total of 350,000 refugees fled their country and crossed border to Jordan, to escape the deteriorating situation in Syria. (end) ab lb KUNA 171357 Feb 13NNNN

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