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Bridge Foundation Sends Emergency shipment to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 00:00

Brazzaville Congo Explosion kills more than 250 and injuring more than 2,500 with more than 14,000 homeless instantly.

Bridge Foundation Responds.

New Canaan, CT – Bridge Foundation sends airlift to Brazzaville, Republic of Congo to assist survivors of the recent devastating explosion that destroyed a large part of the capital and even caused damage almost six miles across the river in the neighboring capital city of Kinshasa.

 

The largest arms depot in Congo exploded due to an electrical fire killing more than 250 and leaving more than 2500 injured, many with second and third degree burns. More than 14,000 were left homeless instantly. A large portion of the capital city Brazzaville was leveled.

Bridge Foundation sent an emergency shipment of supplies designed to treat victims of such a disaster. Supplies included bandages; casting material, burn cream, IV solutions, antibiotics, anesthetics, etc. The cargo was approximately 25,000 pounds of supplies.

Bridge Foundation Director, Andrew Hannah, was on the ground in Brazzaville to meet the plane and oversee distribution to the University Hospital.

Additional Shipments are planned in the coming weeks as the situation warrants.

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