On 12 August the Government of Latvia determined to provide humanitarian aid to Georgia to deal with the aftermath of the war.
A cargo of humanitarian aid of medical items from state reserves consisting of 4,000 containers of blood products and 20,000 gauze bandages to the value of 20,000 lats was sent to Georgia on 12 August.
In addition, the Government allocated 100,000 lats from contingency resources to assist Georgia in overcoming the consequences of the war. The money will be utilised according to current exigencies and on the basis of the information provided by Georgia about its needs in the course of rendering crisis relief.
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