India Helps Quake-Hit Turkey & Syria By Giving ₹7 Crore Supplies
India’s Union Health Ministry sent medicines and equipment worth ₹7 crore to Turkey and Syria under ‘Operation Dost’ as they were hit by a major earthquake.
In accordance with the health ministry, India has provided essential care medical equipment and life-saving medications worth $7 crore to earthquake-stricken Syria and Turkey as part of Operation Dost.
Paracetamol, dexamethasone, 10 ventilators, 100 glucometers, thermometers, nebulizers, patient monitors, cardio machines, 10,000 plastic syringes with needles, 288 plaster of paris bandages, and other medications and equipment are among them.
According to Mansukh Mandaviya, India is helping the two nations in accordance with its long-standing Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam tradition.
The union health ministry has given out critical care medications, protective gear, medical equipment, and life-saving emergency medications.
Two large earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6 left 33,000 people dead. Operation Dost was started by the government of India.
Within 12 hours, under the direction of the Indian Air Force, three trucks filled with relief supplies, including life-saving emergency medications and protective gear, were set up at Hindon Airbase.
The consignment includes 5,945 tonnes of emergency relief supplies, including 27 life-saving medications, two different types of protective gear, and three different types of emergency medicine equipment, totaling a value of almost 2 crore.
On February 10, a larger shipment of relief supplies for both Syria and Turkey was organized.
Relief supplies supplied to Turkey included 14 different types of medical and emergency medicine equipment, valued at $4 crore, while the shipment for Syria had 72 critical care medications, consumables, and protective goods totaling 7.3 tonnes and costing 1.4 crore.
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