According to a press release from the Foreign Ministry, the shipment consists of rice, corn by-products and powdered milk, which will be transported on a Brazilian Air Force plane that is taking off on Monday for Egypt, which borders Gaza.
The arrivals of trucks laden with humanitarian aid was permitted on Sunday at the Rafah crossing.
The United Nations reported that 24 vehicles carrying food, water and medicines entered the war zone between Israel and the Hamas movement.
‘The Federal Government and civil society will make a new contribution to international efforts of humanitarian assistance to those affected by the conflict in the Gaza Strip, with the donation of two tons of food offered by the Landless Workers Movement,’ the Itamaraty Palace, the Foreign Ministry’s headquarters, announced.
In recent days, the conflict has escalated with the ground invasion by Israel’s forces.
The war between the military wing of Hamas and Israel has killed more than 9,000 people since October 7, including 7,600 Palestinians in Gaza and 1,400 Israelis.