ALBA-TCP humanitarian bridge guarantees new aid shipment for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

As part of the humanitarian bridge launched by the member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America (ALBA-TCP), the Venezuelan AB Goajira navy ship docked on Wednesday at Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with a new cargo of supplies from Saint Lucia to assist the population affected by the eruption of La Soufrière volcano.

The aid shipment contains 280 tons of drinking water, 48 tons of supplies, bottled water, food, hygiene kits and utensils, in addition to 100 1,000-gallon water tanks and a base station for mobile communications.

Likewise, the Venezuelan navy ship transported a cargo of medicines and health personnel from the Republic of Cuba.

Venezuela recently delivered 20 tons of humanitarian aid to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines that included drinking water, food, mattresses, sheets and personal hygiene kits, in addition to 68 doctors and experts in natural disasters, including 15 members from the Simón Bolívar Humanitarian Task Force.

Later, the Bolivarian Government offered Saint Lucia its navy ship to transport a cargo provided by the island, as well as Cuban supplies and personnel.