Last Updated: 2017-03-20
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IRBIL, March 20 (NNN-KUNA) -- Kuwaiti makeshift clinics began providing medical aid on Sunday to displaced Iraqis in the war-torn city of Mosul, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Speaking to KUNA, Kuwait's Consul General in Irbil Omar Al-Kanderi said that Kuwait is "working with UN organizations stationed in Irbil province to carry out a relief program for displaced Iraqis in the region of Kurdistan."

Moreover, he noted that Kuwait has equipped two mobile clinics with the latest medical tools to meet the growing healthcare needs of displaced people, adding that the country has delivered aid worth USD five million.

Meanwhile, Hassan Al-Sabawi, a member of Nineveh's provincial assembly, thanked Kuwait for the prompt aid, which comes at a time where the province is mired in war.

"Kuwait has been gracious enough to provide the people of Mosul with much needed aid," Al-Sabawi told KUNA, adding that the scope of Kuwait aid delivered has been "unparalleled."

Copious amounts of Kuwaiti aid have poured into Iraq in the last few months, running the gamut from food and healthcare support to educational assistance.