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Islamic NGOs to meet in Istanbul to aid Yemen

ISTANBUL, Nov 13 (KUNA) -- The International Relief and Development Organization (IRD) in cooperation with the Union of NGOs of The Islamic World held a conference in Istanbul themed "The International Yemen Humanitarian Aid Conference".
Arab, Turkish and international civil society organizations including Kuwaiti Al-Najat Charitable Society will be preparing a humanitarian fleet, carrying relief aid including food parcels, clothes and medical equipment to the war-torn Yemen in the near future.
The International Relief and Development Organization (IRD) Chairman Hameed Zeyad said "Our role as civil society organizations is dedicated in offering aid to poor people and people in need all over the world".
He called on international relief agencies to spread justice, brotherhood, mercy, and offer aid to people in need.
Chairman of NGOs of the Islamic World Ali Kurt said that the nations pay the price of crises through blood.
The one-day conference was attended by 200 people representing Arab, Turkish and international organizations.
This conference is discussing means of establishing humanitarian projects to aid and develop Yemen.
International Relief and Development, Inc. (IRD) or Blumont is a non-profit, non-governmental organization responsible for implementing relief, stabilization and development programs worldwide. (end) ta.lb