UAE intensifies humanitarian aid to Sudan to ward off flood effects

UAE intensifies humanitarian aid to Sudan to ward off flood effects

Abu Dhabi (UNA-OIC) – The United Arab Emirates has intensified its relief and humanitarian efforts in Sudan to counter the effects of the floods that hit the country and affected some 500,000 Sudanese people, killing over one hundred.

The UAE humanitarian convoys dispatched to Sudan left a good impression among hundreds of thousands of locals and contributed to easing their daily burdens after the floods destroyed their homes.

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ordered relevant authorities to dispatch an aircraft loaded with 100 tons of relief materials to Sudan from the International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai, to help flood victims there.

In a tweet, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed the UAE’s solidarity with Sudan to help the country overcome the crisis. He also presented his sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

Upon the directives and monitoring of the Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the ERC dispatched a relief aircraft to Sudan to supply the basic needs of those affected by floods in several Sudanese states.

Over 10,000 people in Sudan are benefitting from the support of Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, and the humanitarian aid that he ordered to be sent to Sudan to support flood victims.

The Dar Al Ber Society launched an urgent humanitarian campaign to support Sudan and provide for the needs of the Sudanese people during the current crisis.

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