Armenian city Kessab, Syria, is released. The jihadists occupying forces put out of the city infrastructure, especially schools and places of worship. The Armenian Fund of France sends a first sum for for reconstruction.
Following the release of Kessab, the Armenian population of the city gradually returning to their homes as and when demining operations. However, destruction and depredations are numerous and educational facilities are decommissioned.
Responding to the call of the Armenian population Kessab transmitted by voice Catholicosate of Cilicia, the Armenian Fund of France transfers this day the sum of € 50,000 for the reconstruction of these schools. The allocation will be decided by the Unit Council established in Syria, according to the needs on the spot, under the control of Catholicosate of Cilicia.
To date, the Armenian Fund of France had transferred € 150,000 for educational institutions Aleppo and a sum of € 50,000 for refugees Kessab. With this new support, in total € 250,000 have been so transferred in favor of the Armenians of Syria. On their behalf, the Armenian Fund of France warmly thanks all donors.
These amounts are unfortunately not sufficient to meet the needs of the Armenian population of Syria, even today, is subjected to intensive bombing, which claimed many victims especially in Aleppo.
Also, the Armenian Fund launches France again an urgent appeal for donations and solidarity to support this population sister. Our duty is to help the Armenians wherever their survival is threatened. The Armenian Fund of France is counting on your generosity.
Armenian Fund of France.
Donations can be made to our fondsarmenien.org, or by check, payable to the Armenian Fund of France, BP 12, 75660, Paris cedex 14. Donors receive tax deductions required by law.
PRESS RELEASE June 19, 2014
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