Edhi team reaches Afghanistan to provide aid

Team starts survey for provision of humanitarian services

APP February 25, 2022


A team from the Edhi Foundation has reached Afghanistan for extending help to the distressed people of the war-torn country.

The team is being led by Saad Edhi, son of the late humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, said a statement. 

Members of the Edhi team met government representatives and heads of international humanitarian organisations to discuss areas that need the most support.

On Wednesday, the Edhi team met with representatives of the International Red Crescent and distributed food items to the people gathered in the area.

Saad Edhi said his organisation fully stood with the Afghan people in this hour of trial and vowed to extend all possible help to them.

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"The organisation will also provide help to Afghans in the field of medicine, and make efforts to provide better ambulance services for emergencies”, he said.

Vice President International Red Crescent Noorud Din Toorabi appreciated the services being provided by the foundation and also lauded their gesture of extending services to neighbouring Afghanistan.

"The Afghans are thankful to the foundation of Abdul Sattar Edhi for providing humanitarian services to them."

He reiterated that Afghanistan was currently passing through a difficult phase and is in the grips of a humanitarian crisis. He added that the timely decision of the Edhi Foundation was laudable. 


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