Dh1 million spent to resettle 650 Abbco Tower fire victims

Sharjah - SCA director thanked Dr Hassan Al Marzouqi, who donated 160 hotel rooms to accommodate the affected people



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Afkar Ali Ahmed

Published: Sun 28 Jun 2020, 5:40 PM

Last updated: Mon 29 Jun 2020, 1:23 AM

More than Dh1 million has been spent on the victims of Abbco Tower fire in Sharjah, the Sharjah Charity Association (SCA) has said. A total of 650 families were resettled by the charity after a maasive fire ruined their dwellings one month ago.
Abdullah Sultan bin Khadim, SCA executive director, said the charity spent Dh1 million paying one-month rent of 285 hotel and supplying 18,088 meals. "Tenants were also given financial support to cover basic needs after many of them lost their money, documents and belongings due to the fire.
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"A special committee was formed under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to study the situation of families who needed urgent assistance. The SCA was keen to help the affected and provide them with necessities," he added.
Bin Khadim thanked Dr Hassan Al Marzouqi, who donated 160 hotel rooms to accommodate the affected people. He also expressed his gratitude to Emirates European Hospital for providing medical examinations for those who needed.
afkarali@khaleejtimes.com


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