The supplies sent include drinking water, medicines, household goods, non-perishable food and basic necessities
Venezuela sent this Friday a total of 41 tons of humanitarian aid to the Republic of Suriname to provide aid to people after the floods in much of that nation.
The aid was sent with the Simón Bolívar Humanitarian Task Force of the National Organization for Civil Protection and Disaster Management, which will be in charge of preparations from the logistical point of view and the compilation of supplies, informed the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Carlos Faria.
The supplies sent include drinking water, medicines, household goods, non-perishable food and basic necessities.
“Our country and our Government are characterized by taking immediate action, being the first to be in these brother towns, just as the brothers of the Republic of Cuba also do, when it comes to humanitarian aid,” said the diplomat, quoted in a press release.
He stressed that the Ministries for Internal Relations, Justice and Peace were activated for donations; Feeding; Health; Transportation and Foreign Affairs, to make the humanitarian operation possible.
In the activity carried out at the Simón Bolívar International Airport, in La Guaira, the Foreign Minister was accompanied by the Vice Minister of Risk Management and Civil Protection, Carlos Pérez Ampueda; the vice minister for the Caribbean, Raúl Li Causi and the general manager of Cargo of Emtrasur, César Pérez.