Turkey sends two relief planes to flood victims in Sudan
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Two military cargo planes loaded with humanitarian aid from Ankara, Turkey on Wednesday set out for distribution to those affected by floods in Sudan.
In a speech at the airport, the director of the Turkish Red Crescent, Ibrahim Altan, said that about 350,000 people were affected by the floods caused by torrential rains since last July in Sudan.
The aid included tents, blankets, cleaning materials, food and medicine. This aid comes within the framework of a campaign launched by the Turkish Humanitarian Aid Platform, which consists of Turkish organizations, most notably: the Red Crescent, and the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD).
Mr. Altan stressed that the Turkish organizations will continue the relief campaign, pledging to make efforts to meet all the needs of the Sudanese people.