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07 Oct 2017 description

DUBAI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) -- Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered an aid airlift to Sierra Leone to deliver core relief items to communities affected by a devastating landslide.

Following the order, an Airbus A330 aircraft carrying around 50 metric tonnes of humanitarian aid departed from Dubai’s Al Maktoum Airport for Sierra Leone.

19 Oct 2016 description

DUBAI, 19th October, 2016 (WAM) -- Dubai Cares, DC, today announced the allocation of AED 73,470,000 (US$ 20,000,000) for the International Network for Education in Emergencies, INEE, which helps promote access to quality, safe, and relevant education for persons affected by crises.

The commitment by DC, which is part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Global Initiatives, will initially cover three programmes in Lebanon, Niger and Sierra Leone. Future programmes will also be announced in the coming year.

12 Jul 2015 description

FREETOWN, 9th July, 2015 (WAM) -- The UAE Embassy in Senegal has overseen the distribution of 900 food packages to underprivileged families in the Republic of Sierra Leone. The food aid was provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation.

The food packages, which were distributed in collaboration with the General Secretariat for Religious Affairs in the capital Freetown, were handed out at the orphanages and mosques, as well as to families and victims of the civil war in Sierra Leone. Each package contained a two-month supply of food.

14 Jul 2014 description

FREETOWN, 13th July, 2014 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, with the supervision of the U.A.E. Embassy in Senegal, has implemented the distribution of food baskets to underprivileged families in Sierra Leone as part of a comprehensive programme currently being implemented in many countries around the world.

An official source from the Khalifa Foundation said that through this programme it has distributed more than 700 food baskets to families and orphanages in the capital, Freetown, and other cities.