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Video: UAE dispatches second Ramadan aid convoy to over 10,000 vulnerable Yemeni families

Wam/Hadramaut, Yemen
Filed on May 2, 2020
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(Wam)


(Wam)

Emirates Red Crescent delivered the aid, which included 2,000 food parcels and weighed 85.6 tonnes, to residents of Al Shihr district.


The UAE, through its humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has provided a second package of Ramadan Mir to the residents of Al Shihr district in the Yemeni Governorate of Hadramaut on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

The aid package was administered in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the endorsement of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent.

ERC dispatched a convoy of Ramadan Mir, which included 2,000 food parcels, weighing 85.6 tonnes and benefiting over 10,000 vulnerable Yemeni families in Al Shihr districts.

Humaid Rashid Al Shamsi, ERC Representative in Hadramaut, said the convoy was dispatched under the UAE leadership's directives to deliver Ramadan essential to the families at their homes, in compliance with the precautionary measures taken to avoid gatherings and to ensure health and safety of citizens in these exceptional circumstances.

The beneficiaries thanked the UAE's leadership, government and people for their support and humanitarian gesture.

Since the beginning of 2020, the UAE has distributed 11,810 food parcels, weighing 787 tonnes to over 59,000 beneficiaries in Hadramaut Governorate.





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