A Helping Hand From Turkish Red Crescent to the Needy in North Macedonia
Turkish Red Crescent, in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies of North Macedonia and the Red Cross of North Macedonia, donated wheelchairs, hearing aids and hygiene packages to the people in need in the country.
Within the scope of the support, 100 wheelchairs, 50 for adults and 50 for pediatric patients, 25 hearing aids and 500 hygiene packages were delivered.
Speaking to reporters at the handover ceremony held in Radovish city in the southeast of North Macedonia, Turkish Red Crescent General Manager İbrahim Altan said that the victims and disabled citizens were previously identified by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies.
Stating that they have been working with their partners in the North Macedonia Red Cross since 1995, Altan said, “We have added a new one to them. From now on, we will have joint work with them to help people in need, victims and people. said.
“Help comes from them whenever we need it”
Enver Hüseyin, the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Policies, stated that the Turkish Red Crescent and the North Macedonian Red Cross are two sister institutions in close cooperation and stated that they support the obligations of these institutions as the ministry.
Radovish Municipality Secretary Dragi Stoyanov expressed his gratitude for the grant and said, “Help comes from them whenever we need it. I would like to remind you that the Radovish Municipal Council decided to provide financial aid after the devastating Izmir earthquake.” he spoke. Radovish Red Cross Secretary Verica Bekarova noted that 25 of the wheelchairs will be donated to the Radovish Municipality, while the others will be delivered to different parts of North Macedonia.
After the ceremony and the official visit in the municipality, Altan and Hüseyin and the accompanying delegation visited Ali Koç village of Radoviş and delivered wheelchairs and hearing aids to those in need.