VIDEO: Miles of Smiles convoy organizer Dr Essam Mustafa presents the convoy ambulance sponsored by the Freedom Flotilla Coalition campaigns. Thanks to Kia Ora Gaza for their leadership our FFC New Zealand coalition member!
Miles of Smiles is preparing 25 new ambulances in Egypt to travel together soon as an international solidarity convoy to boost Gaza’s severely crippled health services devastated by Israel’s repeated bombardments and 14 year siege.
This $2 million humanitarian aid mission, the 39th convoy organized by Miles of Smiles, is supported by organizations from 15 countries. The first stage, comprising a fleet of large trucks packed with urgently needed medical supplies and equipment, is on its way to Gaza. The 25 ambulances are due to follow after the Eid al-Adha holiday next week.
The convoy organizers thank supporters around the world, including FFC and US Boats to Gaza thanks the donors who made the ambulance purchase possible.