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Turkish aid agency delivers cleaning vehicles to Somalia

(Medeshi)- The delivery -worth $1 million -to Banaadir city follows three-year training for local staff on urban cleaning services

Web image of a garbage collection truck 

ANKARA – The Turkish Red Crescent has delivered urban cleaning vehicles worth a million dollars to Somalia’s Banaadir region.

The aid agency continues to provide assistance to Somalia in dressing the wounds of a decades-long civil war.

Earlier, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and the Turkish Red Crescent completed a three-year training for Banaadir’s local staff in charge of cleaning services.

The vehicles delivered to the local administration include a water tanker, 6 garbage trucks, 2 earth movers, a vacuum truck and a street sweeper.