UAE RCS to dispatch relief goods to Sudan

ABU DHABI — The UAE Red Crescent Society (RCS) will dispatch today a plane loaded with 40 tonnes of relief goods to Khartoum, Sudan, to help affected people in the areas where recent floods had destroyed crops and farmland and displaced thousands of people.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Tue 19 Sep 2006, 10:03 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 8:25 PM

“The move is in response to a request by the Sudanese Red Crescent officials to the UAE RCS to contribute humanitarian assistance to the affected people,” said Mohammad Habrosh Al Rumaithi, Acting Secretary-General of the UAE RCS.

Rumaithi said that the UAE aid included food, medicines and other essential items, such as tents and blankets.

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