Egypt sends food aid to South Sudan to help its people face worst flooding in decades- press photo
CAIRO - 8 November 2021: Carrying out President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s instructions, a military airplane loaded with tons of food aid was sent to South Sudan on Monday, said the Egyptian Ministry of Defense in a statement.
The aid was sent to help South Sudanese people face the recent floods that hit the country. The aid confirms Egypt's pivotal role in its continental environment and supports the African countries to overcome all the crises facing the peoples of the continent.
The UNHCR called for urgent help to South Sudan against this “worst flooding” in decades, adding that more than 7,00,000 people will be impacted.
In March 2021, Egypt sent South Sudan baby formula. In May 2020, Cairo has sent a military plane carrying medical aid to Juba, in an effort to help Juba fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).