Turkish Red Crescent to send 77 heavy-duty vehicles to Somalia


By: Abdullah Sencer Gozubenli

ANKARA (SomalilandSun) – The Turkish Red Crescent Aid Society will send 77 heavy-duty vehicles to Somalia on Thursday.

In a written statement released Wednesday, the Turkish Red Crescent said that the vehicles would be sent from the southern port of Mersin on Thursday.

The heavy-duty vehicles would be used in the reconstruction of the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the Turkish Red Crescent said.

Aside from the 77 heavy-duty vehicles, the Turkish Red Crescent will also send 2,000 tonnes of sugar and 2,000 tonnes of flour to Mogadishu on Thursday.

Abdullah Sencer Gozubenli

Conflict Analyst, Humanitarian Crisis Response Advisor