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Israel flies more aid to Rwanda

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (JTA) — Israel has sent a second plane

of supplies to Rwanda for its refugee population.The aid includes tons of various types of seeds, machines for producing bricks and roof shingles, and hundreds of hand tools, among other items. The Israeli assistance was coordinated with the needs of Rwanda based on requests of the Kigali government. The flight, which left Israel on Monday, was organized by the Israeli Foreign Ministry’s Center for International Cooperation (MASHAV) in coordination with its International Organizations and Africa Departments. Hordes of people throughout Central Africa have been turned into refugees because of the region’s ethnic strife.