BEIRUT, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), upon His Highness of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, delivered Saturday relief aid to some 600 Syrian refugee families residing in Bekaa, east of Lebanon.
Secretary General of KRCS Maha Al-Barjas told KUNA that necessities and relief aid were delivered to the refugees in six camps in Saadnayel town.
She added that the main goal of the campaign -- in coordination with the Lebanese Red Cross and the Kuwaiti Embassy -- was to lesser the suffering of the refugees facing the harsh winter conditions.
Last Wednesday, KRCS Chairman of the Board Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer announced that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah ordered an urgent relief aid campaign worth USD 1.5 million aimed at alleviating the suffering of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon. (end)