The Polish military Hercules C130 aircraft took off on Thursday from Warsaw to Beirut carrying personal protective equipment and food provided by the Polish charity Caritas, the Defence Ministry tweeted on Thursday morning.
A Polish-Hungarian memorandum on cooperation in carrying humanitarian aid was signed on Monday in Budapest by Deputy Foreign Minister Pawel Jablonski and Hungary's Minister of State for aid to persecuted Christians Tristan Azbej.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki tweeted on Wednesday that having spoken by phone with the head of the Union of Poles in Belarus, Andżelika Borys, he had told her that Poland was ready to grant humanitarian aid to Poles in Belarus.
Poland is spending over PLN 400 mln (EUR 88 mln) on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in the world, funding vaccine, drug and test research, Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoński said at a Tuesday press briefing, as quoted in his ministry's press release.
Poland plans to spend more than PLN 3 billion (EUR 688.9 mln) on relief assistance in 2019 while in the previous year, the funds dedicated to this purpose totalled PLN 2.8 billion (EUR 643 mln), Poland's minister for humanitarian aid Michal Wos told PAP.
The Polish government is earmarking nearly PLN 3 bln for development and relief efforts in other countries, said Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Michał Woś on Wednesday.
The three-day Warsaw Humanitarian Expo 2019 exhibition started on Tuesday in Nadarzyn, near Warsaw, and is being attended among others by Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz. The event is being held under the patronage of Polish President Andrzej Duda.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has told PAP that Poland wants to specialise in humanitarian aid. In June, an international humanitarian fair, Warsaw Humanitarian Expo, will be organised in Warsaw.
In 1946 Rajchman called for a fund to be created to help children. On his initiative, around 30 million medical examinations and 17 million tuberculosis vaccines were provided in 22 countries around the world between 1948-1951.
A convoy of ten trucks transporting 500 temporary homes valued at PLN 3 mln (EUR 698, 470) is heading from Gdańsk, northern Poland, to Mosul in northern Iraq. The houses are a form of humanitarian aid from the Polish government.