The supplies, consisting of medical kits and water-treatment and sanitation kits, will be delivered to people of the Democratic Republic of Congo involved in the civil war plaguing the Country.
San Donato Milanese (MI), 12 June 2009 – Eni has today handed over, in the presence of the Minister of Humanitarian Aid, Cooperation and Solidarity of the Democratic Republic of Congo Lengomo Botsuali, and the Minister for Cooperation, Humanitarian Action, and Solidarity of the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) Charles Bowao, a humanitarian aid package to the authorities of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The supplies, consisting of medical kits and water-treatment and sanitation kits, will be delivered to people of the Democratic Republic of Congo involved in the civil war plaguing the Country.
The medical kits, consisting of drugs, pharmaceutical material, vaccines and all the necessary surgery equipment, such as tools and disinfectants, will satisfy the sanitary need of 90,000 people for a 3 month period, while water-treatment and sanitation kits will help prevent cholera.
This significant humanitarian initiative exemplifies Eni's commitment to Africa, even in Countries, such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the company is not active. In Africa, Eni has launched, in conjunction with the Authority of Congo Brazzaville, a new model of co-operation which combines the traditional activities of hydrocarbon exploration and production with sustainable activities and important initiatives in the fields of unconventional oil and renewable energy.
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