UAE RCA send humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees

So far, the UAE humanitarian major has sent 3,600 tonnes of relief aid on 185 trucks to refugee camps on the Jordan-Syria border.



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Published: Sun 18 May 2014, 12:13 AM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 8:38 PM

The UAE Red Crescent Authority on Friday said it had sent its 12th humanitarian aid convoy with 40 tonnes of dates to Syrian refugees in Jordan.

So far, the UAE humanitarian major has sent 3,600 tonnes of relief aid on 185 trucks to refugee camps on the Jordan-Syria border, said Humaid Rashid Al Shamsi, Acting Deputy Secretary-General for International Aid, RCA. The agency’s convoys are part of UAE’s ongoing humanitarian operation targeting tens of thousands of Syrians who were displaced by escalating violence in their country.

The RCA says its humanitarian convoys to Jordan carried shelters, food and medical aid to refugees in Mrajeeb al-Fohoud camp in Azraq, Zaatari camp in Mafraq and other locations, in coordination with UAE Embassy in Amman.


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