Kyrgyzstan Sends Humanitarian Aid To Russia

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, April 20 . Kyrgyzstan hassent humanitarian aid to the flood-affected Orenburg region ofRussia, Trend reports.

The dispatch of 350 tons of humanitarian aid, as instructed byPresident Sadyr Zhaparov, was organized by the Kyrgyz Ministry ofEmergency Situations, according to the official data.

The caravan, consisting of 20 cargo trucks, has departed onApril 20, 2024, with plans for delivery through Kazakhstan to theOrenburg region.

The aid package includes essential food items, household goods,and clothing, such as flour, sugar, rice, buckwheat, vegetable oil,water pumps, beds, mattresses, blankets, children's jackets,thermal underwear, rubber boots, and other items, aimed atassisting the residents of the affected region.

On the evening of April 5, a flood began in the Orenburg region,affecting over 12,000 homes. Nearly 8,000 people have beenevacuated. The flooding started after a dam breach in Orsksubmerged Orenburg's settlements underwater.


Trend News Agency

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