Relief caravan reached Al-Dafeer village [Archives:2006/908/Local News]

January 2 2006

SANA'A, Dec. 31 ) The Islamic Relief Organization in Sana'a sent Saturday a relief caravan to the affected families in Al- Dhafir village, Bani Matar. The caravan consists of tents, blankets, quilts, cushions, foodstuff like rice, four, sugar, milk and oil. In a statement to the Yemen Times, Mr. Khaled Al-Mowalad, residential representative of the organization, said the organization has allocated two million rials worth of humanitarian aid as it sent a relief caravan to Al-Dhafir village. The caravan will be distributed among 150 affected families.

Fifty families have been affected directly by the avalanche that took place on Wednesday, while 100 families will be removing outside the village, at the recommendations of the geologists concerned to conduct a study in the area. Moreover, the Islamic Relief Organization has provided the medical team in the village with medical equipment. Mr. Khaled Al-Mowalad said the organization is still in contact with the operation team working in Al- Dhafir village.