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30 Jul 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 30th July, 2015 (WAM) -- Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the orders of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, a ship carrying humanitarian aid supplies arrived yesterday to the port of Aden, as part of the country's efforts to help people affected by the ongoing crisis in Yemen.

29 Jul 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 28th July, 2015 (WAM) -- The UAE provided humanitarian aid worth AED 485 million to Yemen this year in response to the humanitarian situation in that country, the Ministry of International Cooperation and Development announced in a report issued today.

24 Jul 2015 description

Aden, Yemen | AFP | Friday 7/24/2015 - 12:56 GMT

Two airplanes, one Emirati and one Saudi, landed in Aden Friday, bringing humanitarian aid to the southern Yemeni city only hours after its airport came under rocket fire from rebels.

They bring to four the number of aircraft to arrive in the port city since the symbolic reopening of the airport Wednesday, after nearly four months of fierce fighting.

The Emirati plane, which landed at dawn, brought medical supplies from the UAE Red Crescent, an airport official said.

17 Jul 2015 description

BEIRUT, Lebanon, 16th July, 2015 (WAM) --- The UAE's aid for the underprivileged in Lebanon during the Holy Month of Ramadan has benefited more than 135,000 people across the country, said the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi.

Funded by the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Foundation for Charitable and Humanitarian Work, the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, the Emirates Red Crescent and other donors, the UAE's Ramadan humanitarian effort benefited Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian families.

The aid included food baskets and mass iftar banquets.

17 Jul 2015 description

ERBIL: The UAE's humanitarian aid for Iraq's Kurdistan Region have benefited more than one million refugees and underprivileged and displaced people during the Holy Month of Ramadan, Consul-General of the UAE in Iraq's Kurdistan Region, Rashid Mohammed Al Mansouri, has announced.

The campaign was launched by the UAE on the first day of the Holy Month of Ramadan to deliver food supplies, water and healthcare services to refugee camps and shelters and has also benefited poor families in the region's remote towns and villages.

17 Jul 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 16th July, 2015 (WAM) -- The Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) Thursday announced that the UAE's total humanitarian aid for Yemen in 2015 stood at AED430, including AED190 in fuel and electricity aid, AED110 million in food aid, AED80 million in medical supplies, AED30 million in assistance for providing water and sewage services, and AED20 million in various other forms of relief aid.

14 Jul 2015 description

DUBAI, 13th July 2015 (WAM)--Over 20.6 million children in Pakistan have been inoculated against polio as part of the Emirates Polio Campaign, according to the Dubai-based daily, Gulf News. The campaign is part of the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme.

Polio cases in Pakistan have recorded sharp decline of 71 per cent from 82 in the corresponding period last year to 24 cases this year due to the massive and successful campaign by the UAE, said a top official.

10 Jul 2015 description

Generous support from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is making a meaningful difference to Palestine refugees in Syria as they celebrate the holy month of Ramadan this year.

In 2014, the UAE donated US$ 15 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) food assistance programme in Syria. While this contribution from the UAE provided urgently needed support for Palestine refugees, the UNRWA General Fund deficit still stands at US$ 101 million.

10 Jul 2015 description

KURDISTAN, 7th July, 2015 (WAM)--The UAE Consulate General in Kurdistan region of Iraq, has distributed food aid over the last two days to the refugees and displaced people, in coordination with Emirates Red Crescent.

The food aid was delivered to the displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees through supervision of the UAE Consulate General there to mark Zayed Humanitarian Work Day, which coincides with the 19th of Ramadan each year - the day that coincides with the death anniversary of the UAE's founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

30 Jun 2015 description

BANGKOK, 29th June, 2015 (WAM) -- The UAE Embassy in Thailand has overseen its Zakat Project, implemented by the Zakat Fund in Abu Dhabi and benefitting around 1,000 families from Myanmar living inside the Thai border.

The initiative is part of the embassy's Ramadan projects being implemented by UAE-based humanitarian and charitable institutions in coordination with local Islamic associations in the region.

30 Jun 2015 description

BEIRUT, 29th June, 2015 (WAM) -- A team of the humanitarian and development aid office at the UAE Embassy in Beirut has implemented Iftar project for more than 120 orphans in Tripoli, North of Lebanon, as part of the noble humanitarian gesture which emphasises the embassy's keenness to ensure delivery of aid to the largest number of underprivileged families in Lebanon.

The gesture was supervised by the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi, within the planned Ramadan projects for 2015.

28 Jun 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 25th June, 2015 (WAM) -- In response to the current developments being witnessed by Yemen, the total assistance rendered by the UAE to Yemen has reached over AED 93.8 million so far. The aid included 8,000 tonnes of food, fuel and health stuff sent through five ships, 11 flights and 40 trucks.

28 Jun 2015 description

Abu Dhabi, 25th June, 2015 (WAM) -- In implementation of instructions given by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the follow up of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), a UAE aid convoy of 57 trucks reached Yemen as part of the UAE's programme to assist Yemenis affected by events there.

26 Jun 2015 description

In implementation of instructions given by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the follow up of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), a UAE aid convoy of 57 trucks reached Yemen as part of the UAE's programme to assist Yemenis affected by events there.

26 Jun 2015 description

In response to the current developments being witnessed by Yemen, the total assistance rendered by the UAE to Yemen has reached over Dh 93.8 million so far. The aid included 8,000 tonnes of food, fuel and health stuff sent through five ships, 11 flights and 40 trucks.

26 Jun 2015 description

BUCHAREST, 24th June, 2015 (WAM) -- The UAE embassy in Romania has started implementing its Iftar and Date Distribution Project, which is sponsored by Emirates Red Crescent and the Dar Al Ber Society.

The project includes food baskets and dates to be distributed to a group of Syrian refugee families, in cooperation with a number of members of the Islamic community in Romania.

The charitable and humanitarian activities of the embassy will continue over the Holy Month of Ramadan.

24 Jun 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 23rd June, 2015 (WAM) -- A vessel carrying 3,000 tonnes of food stuff left Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi for the Republic of Yemen to ease the suffering of the brotherly people of Yemen.

The move follows the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to provide urgent food aid and medical assistance to the people of Yemen.

15 Jun 2015 description

MOGADISHU: The UAE has presented equipment to the Somali police within the framework of the support it provides to the people and Government of Somalia in various fields.

The equipment was delivered at a ceremony in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in the presence of Mohammed Ahmed Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, Abdirazak Mohamed Omar, Somali Minister of Internal Security, and General Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Hamid, Commander of Somali police, along with a number of police officers.

15 Jun 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 13th June, 2015 (WAM) -- Two UAE relief plane, part of the second air and sea bridge to Yemen, loaded with food stuff and health materials, arrived today morning in Yemen.

14 Jun 2015 description

In implementation of directives given by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has instructed that urgent food and medical assistance be delivered to the Yemeni people.

The fellow Yemeni people are experiencing acute shortage of food and medicines due to the on-going regrettable events in Yemen.