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28 Aug 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 28th August, 2018 (WAM) -- A relief delegation from the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has launched the second stage of its programme to provide relief to the victims of the floods in Sudan, by assisting thousands of affected families in the capital, Khartoum, and other parts of the country.

21 Aug 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 20th August, 2018 (WAM) -- Upon the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the monitoring of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, a rescue aircraft carrying 30 tonnes of basic supplies, accompanied by a delegation from the foundation, travelled to Sudan.

16 Aug 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 15th August, 2018 (WAM) -- Responding to urgent international appeals, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has provided shelters, tents, covers and food to those stricken by the floods that hit many provinces in Eastern Sudan and Kerala, India, as well as those affected by the earthquake that catapulted the province of Lombok, Indonesia.

13 Aug 2018 description

SHARJAH, 12th August, 2018 (WAM) -- A medical team from Sharjah Charity International, performed 343 cataract operations, as part of its campaign at the medical camp it recently held in the Sudanese State of Sinnar, at a total cost of US$50,000.

The medical team also completed 3,600 clinical medical check-ups and distributed 1,200 prescription eyeglasses.

Nasser Masoud Bilal, Director of the Sharjah Charity International Branch in Kalba, who headed the delegation, said that the Charitable body had performed eye operations in a number of countries.

10 Jun 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 10th June, 2018 (WAM) -- The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign, Elaj, has provided free medical treatment to over 20,000 women and children in Sudanese villages, under the slogan, "We Are All Our Mother Fatima," as part of the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme, under a joint initiative by the Zayed Giving Initiative, the General Women’s Union, GWU, and the Sanad Charity Foundation, and through a strategic partnership with the Dar Al Ber Society, the Sharjah Charity House, and the Saudi-German Hospitals Group, in coordination with the Sudanese …

03 Jun 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 3rd June, 2018 (WAM) -- The value of relief and humanitarian programmes that were implemented due to the directives of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, through the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, from 1993 to 2003, reached AED1.8 billion, which benefited 21 countries, while its developmental projects, valued at AED595.7 million benefitted Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo.

28 Apr 2018 description

KHARTOUM, 28th April, 2018 (WAM) -- More than 4,000 women and children have benefited from the Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign "Provide Medical Treatment," for the treatment of women and children, which has concluded in the Sudanese River Nile State after a successful tour of Sudanese villages under the theme, "All of us are our Mother Fatima."

14 Mar 2018 description

Noura Al Suwaidi, Director of the GWU, stated that the field hospital and its mobile clinics are part of the Sheikha Fatima International Humanitarian Campaign, which aims to treat women and children around the world, in co-ordination with government, non-government and non-profit institutions, and in line with the UAE’s journey of giving of humanitarian volunteer work, whose legacy was established by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and followed by the wise leadership, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa, and the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness …

12 Mar 2018 description

KHARTOUM, 12th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE Embassy in Khartoum held a reception to inaugurate the programmes of the Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign for treating women and children and the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme in Sudan.

Hamad Mohammed Al Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Sudan, and his embassy’s staff received the reception’s guests, which included Ahmed Mohammed Adam, Humanitarian Aid Commissioner in Sudan, a delegation from the General Women’s Union, the campaign’s supervisors, and invited members of the diplomatic corps in Sudan.

07 Mar 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 6th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The delegation from the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation is continuing its tour of African countries, to explore the needs of their citizens in terms of sustainability, charity and education, as well as to establish related projects, as part of the foundation’s Year of Zayed celebrations.

20 Feb 2018 description

KHARTOUM, 19th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign has launched the initial pilot operation of its mobile clinics and field hospital for women and children in Sudan, in a first of its kind initiative to provide the best diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive services to patients in Sudanese villages, under the supervision of leading UAE and Sudanese volunteer doctors from the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme, and under the theme, "All of us are our Mother Fatima."

14 Feb 2018 description

KHARTOUM, 10th February, 2017 (WAM) -- The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign "Provide Medical Treatment," for the treatment of women and children, has been launched in Sudanese villages under the theme, "All of us are our Mother Fatima."

The initiative, part of the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme, will be implemented under the supervision of young Emirati and Sudanese doctors to provide the best diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services for women and children.

14 Feb 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 10th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has expanded its presence and intensified its efforts in the various areas of the world hit by crises and disasters, said H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the ERC.

12 Feb 2018 description

DUBAI, 12th February, 2018 (WAM) -- Dar Al Ber Society has funded 34 humanitarian projects in the East Darfur State of Sudan.

A high profile delegation headed by Imran Mohammed Abdullah, Head of the Charity Projects Sector at Dar Al Ber, paid a visit to Darfur to attend the inauguration of critical projects there following an invitation from the State Governor, Anas Omar Mohammed.

29 Nov 2017 description

KHARTOUM, 25th November, 2017 (WAM) -- The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign has begun providing medical treatment to hundreds of children via its mobile clinics and field hospitals in various Sudanese villages.

The latest leg of the international campaign - which provides humanitarian aid to people in many poverty-stricken regions around the world - was launched to coincide with International Children's Day on November 20th, and utilises the help and support of local volunteers and institutions.

11 Oct 2017 description

KHARTOUM, 10th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign has concluded its work in the Sudanese villages with the treatment of more than 1,000 women and children, as part of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Volunteer Programme.

The programme is a joint initiative of the Zayed Giving Initiative and the General Women's Union, an embodiment of their distinct partnership in the field of humanitarian work.

01 Oct 2017 description

KHARTOUM, 30th September, 2017 (WAM) -- The Sheikha Fatima Global Humanitarian Campaign "Provide Medical Treatment", for the treatment of women and children, has been launched in Sudanese villages under the theme, "All of us are our Mother Fatima."

The initiative, part of the Fatima bint Mubarak Volunteering Programme, will be implemented under the supervision of young Emirati and Sudanese doctors to provide the best diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive services for women and children.

21 Apr 2017 description

GENEVA, 20th April, 2017 (WAM)-- The UAE-Jordanian Mrajeeb Al Fhood Camp for Syrian Refugees has won The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects for the year 2016 in the field Empowerment and social integration of Refugees and internally displaced people.

This was announced by Nasser Al Qahtani, Executive Director of AGFUND at a press conference held in Geneva on Thursday.

03 Sep 2016 description

KHARTOUM, 2nd September, 2016 (WAM) – The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) is planning to implement various reconstruction projects in a number of areas hit by recent floods in Sudan which left thousands of families homeless.

The ERC said the first phase of the reconstruction programme will cover vital sectors such as housing, health and education in the most affected areas in Kassala State in the east, Khartoum and the River Nile State in the north of Sudan.

29 Aug 2016 description

KASSALA, SUDAN, 27th August, 2016 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has distributed relief aid to 500 Sudanese families in Hamshkoraib area, 180 km north-east of Kassala state.

The move is part of the foundation's relief campaign to assist the victims of the torrential rains that devastated large parts of the sisterly Republic of Sudan.