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19 May 2015 description

An aid was delivered, on Monday, to Guinea as part of a Moroccan-Emirati partnership aiming at helping African countries in the fight against Ebola.

The aid consists of four-wheel drive cars, power generators and digital radiology equipment, the health ministry said in a statement.

The aid is delivered as part of a Moroccan-Emirati partnership signed last March to support African countries’ efforts to eliminate the Ebola pandemic.

11 May 2015 description

The UAE Air Force has dropped 55 tons of relief aid in Aden in response to the humanitarian needs of the people of Yemen, Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, has said.

11 May 2015 description

KATHMANDU, 8th May, 2015 (WAM)--The second batch of Emirati doctors arrived today to take part in the humanitarian, dialogistical, curative, surgical and preventive medical mission being conducted by the UAE medical voluntary team to rescue those affected by the recent devastating earthquake that injured over 17, 000 and claimed the lives of 8, 413 people in Nepal.

07 May 2015 description
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SITUATION OVERVIEW

1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 1.03 billion. The largest recipient wasSyria, with US$ 465 million, followed by Iraq with US$ 88.6 million. Yemen recently launched a Flash Appeal requesting $273.7 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 17.4% funded with a 82.6% shortfall.

06 May 2015 description

KTHMANDU, 4th May 2015 (WAM) - Families of victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal praised the efforts exerted by the UAE Search and Rescue Team in carrying out medical and humanitarian services to the affected population, in addition to supporting hospitals with modern medical equipment.

04 May 2015 description
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General Situation during April 2015
Forecast until mid-June 2015

30 Apr 2015 description

An Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) convoy of 100 trucks carrying 1,200 tons of humanitarian assistance left India for Nepal as part of the UAE relief programme to assist victims of the devastating earthquake that hit the country on April 25.

30 Apr 2015 description

DUBAI, 29th April, 2015 (WAM) -- Following the successful "Rebuild Palestine. Start with Education." community engagement campaign, a volunteer activity which Dubai Cares organised in January to assemble 50,000 school kits for the children of Gaza, the organisation has recently managed the distribution of the kits to primary school students through UNRWA, one of its implementing partners in Palestine.

Dubai Cares' ongoing programmes in Palestine support children’s access to education and alleviate the psychosocial effects of the conflict on the student population.

30 Apr 2015 description

GENEVA, 29th April 2015 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates has renewed solidarity with the people affected by the devastating earthquake which hit Nepal and pledged to continue its support to them in these difficult times.

This came during a speech delivered today by Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva before a meeting organised by UN's Office for the Coordination of Human Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva to launch an appeal to provide vital relief to people affected by the earthquake in Nepal.

30 Apr 2015 description

Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and as per the order of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to deliver urgent humanitarian assistance to the people of Nepal by shipping quantities of humanitarian aid to those affected by the devastating earthquake that killed thousands of people and left tens of thousands homeless as well.

29 Apr 2015 description

DUBAI, 28th April, 2015 (WAM) -- Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, High Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered an air bridge to supply aid to the victims of the most powerful earthquake to hit Nepal since 1934, claiming more than 4,100 lives and displacing thousands of people.

Sheikh Mohammed also directed instructions for a donation of 100,000 units of "Salma Halal Food" the ready-to-eat meals dedicated for emergency responses.

29 Apr 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 27th April, 2015 (WAM) -- Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and as per the order of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundationto is working on delivering urgent humanitarian assistance to the people of Nepal by shipping quantities of humanitarian aid to those affected by the devastating earthquake that killed thousands of people and left tens of thousands homeless as well.

28 Apr 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 27th April, 2015 (WAM) -- In line with the directives of 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 given orders to commit AED100 million to support the Yemeni Government's Higher Committee for Relief which was announced today under the chairmanship of Yemeni Vice President and Prime Minister Khalid Bahah, to handle all relief efforts and alleviate the suffering of the brotherly people of Yemen.

27 Apr 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 26th April, 2015 (WAM) -- Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC) has completed its preparations to dispatch urgent humanitarian aid to those affected by Nepal's earthquake.

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, and follow up by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the ERC.

27 Apr 2015 description

Abu Dhabi, 25th April, 2015 (WAM) -- Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, a Search and Rescue (SAR) team from the Ministry of Interior will leave tomorrow for Nepal to participate in the international SAR operations looking for survivors following the devastating earthquake that hit the country today, leaving hundreds dead.

26 Apr 2015 description

Abu Dhabi, 26th April, 2015 (WAM) -- Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region, and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has directed the UAE's key relief agency to deliver urgent humanitarian assistance to the population affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal yesterday.

20 Apr 2015 description

ISLAMABAD, 18th April 2015 (WAM) - The UAE has immunised millions of Pakistani children with than 44 million polio vaccines in the first three months of 2015 as part of the Emirates Polio Campaign launched under directives from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on an initiative by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces.

14 Apr 2015 description

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31 Mar 2015 description

KUWAIT, 31st March, 2015 (WAM) -- The UAE has announced to provide an additional AED367 million in aid to support the humanitarian relief in response to the crisis in Syria.