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14 Dec 2017 description

The UAE-Bangladesh voluntary field hospital was today inaugurated in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, as part of a programme by the Zayed Giving Initiative to ease the suffering of Rohingya refugees, with the UAE being the first country to launch a field hospital for the refugees.

The hospital will provide diagnostic, treatment and preventive services for children and elderly individuals suffering from diseases caused by the lack of access to basic health care.

26 Oct 2017 description

Hundreds of members of the UAE volunteer doctors of the Emirates Programme for Community and Specialised Volunteering, have participated in the humanitarian missions of the Zayed Giving Caravans, mobile clinics and hospitals, aimed to reduce the suffering of Rohingya refugees.

The volunteers participated to provide the best treatment, diagnostic and preventive services, as well as to build national capacities, to serve children and elderly patients, in line with the directives of the wise leadership to observe 2017 as the 'Year of Giving'.

10 Sep 2017 description

In line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 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, the ERC has provided urgent assistance to displaced Rohingyas fleeing the tragic events and violence in Myanmar.

15 May 2008 description

A UAE planeload of 40 tonnes arrived in Yangon yesterday as part of the efforts to provide help to the 1.5 million people left destitute by Myanmar's devastating cyclone. The relief consignment, which contains medicines, tents, blankets, foodstuff and children's needs , was organised by the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) on the orders of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the RCA.

13 May 2008 description

A Dubai Cares Operations team returned home today from Myanmar after successfully delivering over 60 tonnes of relief supplies, including 200 multi-purpose tents, teaching materials and countless school supplies for the victims of Cyclone Nargis.

Equipped with facilities and relief materials to offer immediate solace to the children, the temporary structures will serve as schools and child protection centres, complementing the on-ground efforts of other NGOs.

08 May 2008 description

A humanitarian team from UAE's Red Crescent Authority (RCA) will leave soon for Myanmar for emergency relief operations in Myanmar hit by Cyclone Nargis.

08 May 2008 description

Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered construction of 200 temporary schools in the areas affected by the devastating cyclone that hit Myanmar recently. HE Reem Al Hashemi, Minister of State and Chairperson of the board of Dubai Cares Foundation, said that Sheikh Mohammed had instructed the Foundation to prepare the materials necessary for building the schools in the affected areas to enable children there continue their education. - Emirates News Agency, WAM