SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to alleviate human suffering, the American-based relief organization, Life for Relief and Development (LIFE), recently shipped an entire forty-foot container of urgently needed medical supplies to Somalia.
In partnership with California-based RICE International Relief Organization (RICE) and Minnesota-based American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA), two American non-governmental humanitarian organizations, LIFE sent this shipment of medical equipment, medical instruments, and other health care supplies to be used in the local hospitals in Somalia.
The medical supplies, valued at about $300,000, will be delivered to the neglected hospitals treating the sick and injured in Somalia.
Commenting on the medical shipment, LIFE President & CEO Dr. Mujahid Al-Fayadh stated, "This shipment is part of our ongoing humanitarian campaign to help ease the suffering of the people of the Horn of Africa. This neglected part of the world urgently needs help and we feel obligated to assist."
RICE in cooperation with LIFE also intends to send more medical supplies to Sierra Leone and Iraq. In addition, LIFE thanks the Church of Pilgrim's Progress for their volunteer work and their assistance, in making this shipment a success.
For further information on this event or on LIFE and its projects around the world, please call 1-800-827-3543 or visit our website at http://www.lifeusa.org.
|SOURCE Life for Relief and Development|
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