Miles of smiles 4 soon in Gaza

[ 27/07/2011 – 07:38 AM ]

GAZA, (PIC)– Preparations are underway for the fourth convoy of the humanitarian aid Miles of Smiles to the Gaza Strip as organizers and participants started to flock to Cairo over the past 24 hours.

The organizers said in a press release on Tuesday that contacts were ongoing with the Egyptian authorities on the participants and their number in addition to the aid material in addition to the date of entering Gaza and the period they would stay there.

The idea of organizing a fourth Miles of Smiles aid convoy was crystalized during the third convoy’s presence in Gaza last June.

The organizers said that the convoy was meant to meet the urgent need for medicine and medicated milk for babies in the besieged Strip, the shortage of which was threatening the lives of thousands of civilians especially infants.

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