Georgia, US Send Humanitarian Aid to Kyrgyzstan

Georgia will send a plane loaded with medicines and other aid supplies to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, to help address the needs of the victims of a series of violent clashes there. The U.S. said it will also send medical supplies and other forms of assistance to the conflict-torn country through the Manas transit center, which the U.S. also uses to transfer soldiers to Afghanistan.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.