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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.

07 Jun 2015 description

Mogadishu, 5th June, 2015 (WAM) – President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia on Thursday opened the Sheikh Zayed Hospital in the nation’s capital Mogadishu.

Present at the opening ceremony were Mohammed Ahmed Al Othman, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, Somali Prime Minister, Mahd Oud Abdulla, 2nd Deputy Speaker of Federal Parliament of Somalia, Hawa Hassan, Somali Health Minister, Hassan Hussein Mongab, Mayor of Mogadishu, Nicholas Kay, UN Special Representative for Somalia, ministers, heads of diplomatic missions and other personalities.

05 Jun 2015 description

KTHMANDU, 3rd June, 2015 (WAM) -- Emirati doctors have accomplished 1,000 field voluntarily hours in the field of medical relief to victims of earthquakes in the Republic of Nepal to alleviate the suffering of hundreds of children and elderly in light of the difficult conditions they face following the mass destruction caused by the deadly earthquake that hit Nepal, killing thousands of people in different regions.

03 Jun 2015 description

MOGADISHU, 2nd June, 2015 (WAM) – Mohammed Ahmed Osman Al Hammadi, UAE Ambassador to Somalia, has announced that the UAE will soon open a mobile hospital in the Abdul-Aziz district of the Somali capital Mogadishu in response to the requests of the Somalis for more health services.

In his statement during the opening of the training camp for Somali troops in last month, Al Hammadi said that the hospital will receive about 300 patients daily, who will receive free medical treatment, along with a provision for treatment to those affected by any epidemic.

25 May 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 24th May, 2015 (WAM) -- A new batch of Yemeni families and Yemenis injured in the aggressive attacks by the Houthi militias and their supporters, arrived in Abu Dhabi at dawn today to receive treatment in the UAE hospitals.

This move comes as part of the efforts to implement the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.

24 May 2015 description

Aden, Yemen | AFP | Sunday 5/24/2015 22:28 GMT

by Fawaz al-Haidari with Jamal al-Jabri in Sanaa

A United Nations conference designed to help forge peace in war-ravaged Yemen has been postponed, a UN official said Sunday, just four days before it was due to begin.

There had been growing uncertainty over which of the warring Yemeni parties would attend the talks, slated to begin on Thursday in Geneva, and the postponement is a further blow to UN efforts to broker peace in a country where nearly 2,000 people have been killed since March.

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.