aid/relief convoy


: a group of vehicles carrying emergency food and supplies
The United Nations is sending an aid/relief convoy to the region.

Examples of aid/relief convoy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An aid convoy carrying critical equipment has been stuck on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing as Gaza’s hospitals are overwhelmed and necessities are in short supply. Elizabeth Robinson, NBC News, 17 Oct. 2023 That year, Nur was part of a United Nations relief convoy in Somalia that local insurgents raided; he was questioned in the subsequent investigation but never accused of wrongdoing. Rachel Weiner, Washington Post, 16 Oct. 2022 On Saturday, the first aid convoy to Gaza since the war started entered the territory through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt. Claire Parker, Washington Post, 22 Oct. 2023 The aid convoy also delivered cases of water, blankets, pillows and feminine hygiene products. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 22 Oct. 2023 One of the trucks in the aid convoy for Gaza civilians on Saturday carried pallets of boxes with the Egyptian Red Crescent logo printed on the sides. Vivian Yee, New York Times, 21 Oct. 2023 Outside Gaza, international frustration mounted as an aid convoy remained stalled at the Rafah gate between Egypt and the territory. Reis Thebault, Washington Post, 20 Oct. 2023 With Armenians suffering serious shortages of food and fuel after a months-long de facto Azerbaijani blockade, an aid convoy of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) headed into Karabakh on Saturday, the first since Baku’s offensive. Reuters, NBC News, 24 Sep. 2023 When Domingo rolled into Napili Park Sunday with a community aid convoy, her car was stuffed to the roof with toilet paper, paper towels, sanitizing wipes and coffee filters. USA TODAY, 14 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Aid/relief convoy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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