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18 Jan 2016 description

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 18 January 2015: HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, said that strengthening partnerships, the unification of the international community's efforts towards international development issues, as well as the effective response to different humanitarian crises, calls for supporting the abilities of active countries and international development and humanitarian organisations.

01 Dec 2015 description

ABU DHABI, 30th November 2015 (WAM) --- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, in cooperation with the UAE Embassy in Kabul, continues to distribute relief to people affected by the recent earthquake which hit Badakhshan and Takhar provinces in the northeast of Afghanistan.

04 Feb 2015 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The report seeks to continue to provide a comprehensive overview of all UAE foreign aid, whether developmental, humanitarian or charity, in both public and private realms. Within that, a detailed breakdown of Official Development Assistance (ODA) as more narrowly defined and recorded by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), allows for easier comparison with other international donor countries and organizations and encourages the UAE to intensify its efforts to be among the top echelon of donor countries world-wide.

07 Apr 2014 description

By Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi,
Minister of International Cooperation and Development,
United Arab Emirates

28 Jul 2008 description

The total cost of humanitarian programmes conducted by the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) from 1997- 2008, was Dh104.080 million.

12 Jul 2008 description

Kabul - UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has distributed cash to the needy Afghani people in cooperation with the UAE embassy in Afghanistan.

The move is part of sustained assistance provided by the UAE to people of Afghanistan to ease suffering of people in that country.

Abdullah Khalifa Saeed Al Murshidi, director of the RCA office said, "US$7, 000 donated by a philanthropist was distributed to 120 poor Afghani families at Bagh Ji district in Bagram province to ease burden on them.

13 Jun 2008 description

Paris - United Arab Emirates has pledged US$250 million in reconstruction aid to Afghanistan. As per directives from President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan made this announcement at the international Donor's Conference for Afghanistan which opened in Paris today.

Sheikh Abdullah hailed the role of the French government for organising the donor's conference which is being attended by delegates from more than 65 countries and 15 international organizations.

13 May 2008 description

UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) and Afghani Red Crescent Society (RCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a psychiatric hospital at cost over AED2.9 million to heal the Afghani people traumatised by the incessant wars.

Mohammed Ahmed Al Osman, Charge d'affaires of UAE Embassy in Kabul said during the signing of MoU in presence of Fatima Jailani, chairperson of the Afghani RCS, that "the hospital project is one of the humanitarian initiatives reflecting humanitarian attitude of the UAE to support stability in Afghanistan".

22 Apr 2008 description

The United Arab Emirates' Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has said its overseas humanitarian and charity operations from February to March 2008 reached Dh52.1 million (around US$14,1 million). Dh16,572 million were pumped by the UAE's largest humanitarian agency into charity and development projects around the world while its relief operations reached AED 9,645 and orphan care and sponsorship programmes (in the UAE and overseas) received around Dh14 millions.

RCA has made a giant jump in providing emergency relief aid to affected areas during the said period, RCA's …

10 Dec 2007 description

Kabul - A delegation of the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) arrived here today on a several days visit to oversee distribution of humanitarian aid and check preparations for inauguration of Sheikh Zayed City in Kabul. The head of the delegation, Abdullah Ali Al Hosani, said the visit was in line with the directives of RCA Chairman, Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister.

16 Oct 2007 description

Kabul - The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) in the Afghani Capital, Kabul has distributed aid to the needy as part of its continuous help to ease burden on the needy. Abdullah Khalifa Al Murshidi, director of the RCA office in Kabul said the "donation of President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan was delivered during Ramadan for breakfast meals at mosques. Food stuff items have been delivered to the needy in co-operation with the Afghani Red Crescent Society. About 1111 families benefited from US$50, 000 donations".

08 Jun 2006 description

Kabul - As part of its continuous help to alleviate the suffering of Afghan people, the UAE RCS office in Kabul has distributed donations to its sponsored orphans in the strife-torn Asian country, with the help of the Afghan RCS.

During the last month, donations were prorated to 571 RCS- sponsored orphans in different parts of Afghanistan, according to Abdullah Saeed Al-Murshedi, director of UAE RCS office here.

Al Murshedi has pointed to the many humanitarian RCS projects under construction in Afghanistan, such as the US$4-million Sheikh Zayed City in Kabul which is expected to end …

18 Mar 2006 description

The UAE Red Crescent Society (RCS) offered, through its Kabul office, and in coordination with the Afghan Red Crescent Society, food supplies and aides to the poor and needy Afghan families. RCS Assistant Secretary General for Relief and Projects Saleh Mohammed Al Mulla said relief supplies had been procured from the local market in the Afghan capital, and handed over by UAE RCS's Office Chief Abdullah Khalifa Al Murshidi to Chairperson of the Afghan Red Crescent Society Fatima Al Jilani. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)

29 Jan 2006 description

Kabul - The UAE Red Crescent Society's, RCS, office in Afghanistan has distributed relief supplies to the needy and orphans in the Afghan capital as part of the UAE RCS continuous assistance being provided to the Afghan people in a bid to ease their sufferings.

14 Jan 2006 description

Dealing with rebels or calculating how much financial aid to request for an entire country destroyed in a natural disaster is what makes up the daily lives of United Nations officers working for the humanitarian cause. The UN is the latest addition to Dubai's Humanitarian City that has opened a regional office here, taking the UAE a step towards realising the humanitarian hub it seeks to become.

30 Oct 2005 description

Kabul - The representative office of the UAE Red Crescent Authority in Afghanistan yesterday distributed various types of assistance to orphans and the needy at their residences, as part of UAE continuous support of the Afghani people.