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Beirut Explosions: Morocco sends humanitarian and medical aid to Lebanon

Written by FDM

King Mohammed VI ordered the sending of humanitarian and medical aid to Lebanon to help the country cope with the difficult situation resulting from the deadly explosions that rocked the port of Beirut, leaving several dead and injured.

According to the Moroccan embassy in Lebanon, and in accordance with royal instructions, 8 planes (4 military and 4 civil) loaded with 10 tonnes of medicines and 10 tonnes of medical equipment will be sent through an air corridor, in addition to 11 tonnes of “special Covid-19” drugs and medical equipment, in particular protective masks, visors, charlottes, gowns and hydro-alcoholic gel.

Likewise, a military medical team is responsible for setting up a field hospital to take care of the victims of the explosions. This field hospital is made up of 100 people, including 14 doctors from various specialties (resuscitators, surgeons, traumatologists, ENT, ophthalmologists, burn treatment, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, pharmacist), specialist nurses and support elements.

As a reminder, King Mohammed VI had sent a message of condolence and compassion to the President of the Lebanese Republic, Michel Aoun, expressing his deep condolences and his sincere feelings of compassion with the people of Lebanon.