UNHCR launches humanitarian aid programme in Iraq (8)

ZeeNews 2014.08.19 20:51
Geneva: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Tuesday launched a major humanitarian aid scheme for Iraq's nearly half a million internally displaced people. Adrian Edwards, spokesman of the UNHCR, told a press conference that the air, road and sea operation, due to start Wednesday, will begin with a four- day airlift using Boeing 747s from Aqaba in Jordan to Erbil in northern Iraq, Xinhua reported.
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