Gift of the Givers Libyan Relief

Gift of the Givers first 5-member medical team with 50 000 USD of medical equipment and medicines entered Jidabia, 125km West of Benghazi on the road to Tripoli, last night.

A second medical team with a further 20 000 USD of emergency medical supplies leaves South Africa tonight. In Egypt a 40 000 USD load of food and blankets have been purchased to accompany this second team to Benghazi. In the meantime another 50 000 USD of food and blankets have been purchased in Tunisia for distribution to distressed, hungy refugees at the border.

Amongst foreigners from many countries trapped in Tunisia are many from Africa who have no means to return home. Gift of the Givers is repatriating the following refugees on commercial flights: 11 Mauritania, 5 Guinea, 4 Senegal, 3 Chad, 3 Cameroon 3 and Bosnia 3.

Those wanting to participate in assisting those affected in this colossal tragedy are welcome to deposit into Gift of the Givers, Standard Bank, Pietermaritzburg, Account 052278611, Branch Code 057525. Please fax or email deposit slip to southafrica@giftofthegivers.org or 033 394 3780

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