15 Mar '11, 11am

Singapore goverment gives Red Cross S$0.5m for Japan relief efforts

Singapore goverment gives Red Cross S$0.5m for Japan relief efforts

SINGAPORE: The government has given the Singapore Red Cross S$500,000 as seed money to kick-start relief efforts to the tsunami and earthquake stricken areas in Japan. The money will be used to send items like blankets, mattresses and water bottles. Speaking at a media conference a short while ago, Red Cross Chairman, Mr Tee Tua Ba says, he hopes to send the first batch of items within the next 48 hours. The Red Cross has also received nearly S$70,000 in donations from Singaporeans. Separately, Mercy Relief Chief Executive Hassan Ahmad says the organisation has prepared 20,000 packets of ready-to-eat porridge to send to the affected areas. This will go on flight Wednesday. Meanwhile, Singapore's former ambassador to Japan and currently ambassador-at-large, Mr Chew Tai Soo, says Singapore will not be embarking on an operation as massive as what was done in the aftermath of ...

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