Aotearoa New Zealand will provide humanitarian aid to those affected by last week’s earthquake in Morocco, Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced.
“We are making a contribution of $1 million to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to help meet humanitarian needs,” said Nanaia Mahuta.
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The IFRC is working with the Moroccan Red Crescent to distribute essential relief items such as food, tents and blankets, and to provide vital medical assistance, psychological support and protection to those most in need.
Aotearoa New Zealand to provide humanitarian aid to those affected by last week’s earthquake in Morocco
“Aotearoa New Zealand is deeply saddened by the loss of life and devastation caused by this earthquake. Our thoughts are with the affected communities,” stated Nanaia Mahuta.
Aotearoa New Zealand is willing to consider requests for assistance from the Moroccan Government.