AED79m raised for Pakistan flood victims

#ABU DHABI - A telethon campaign, dubbed Awnakum - Arabic for Your Help - has, to date, collected a total amount of AED 79 million in aid of the flood-affected people in Pakistan. The campaign is organised by the UAE television and radio stations.

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Published: Mon 30 Aug 2010, 3:01 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 11:14 AM

The telethon, was launched by the UAE Red Crescent Authority, in line with the directions of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It started on Wednesday and is aimed at raising funds to assist over 23 million people in the flood-hit Pakistan.

The campaign, run simultaneously by a number of TV and radio stations, including Al Emarat, Noor Dubai, Sharjah 2, Ajman, Dunai Al Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Waha and Gear One, will continue tomorrow.

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