Israel delivers emergency aid to Myanmar flood victims

By August 17 2015, 14:44 Latest News No Comments

Myanmar aidThe Israeli Embassy in Myanmar has sent a truck load of food, medicines, mosquito nets and hygiene packs to flood-ravaged Myanmar, as monsoon rains and subsequent floods and landslides have displaced nearly 1.3 million people in the country.

Ambassador Daniel Zonshine headed the Israeli aid delegation to the Tharrawaddy area to assist the victims of the severe flooding. The Israeli aid included a truckload of food, medicines, mosquito nets, water purification tablets, and hygiene packs.

Israel’s Embassy in Myanmar has vowed to continue helping the flood victims together with MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation.

Local residents reportedly received the Israeli team with open arms, and the Myanmar government conveyed its appreciation for the assistance.

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