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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 May 2017 description

BERBERA, Somalia: A UAE ship carrying 1,700 tonnes of food supplies, provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation to alleviate the dire living conditions and assist those affected by drought, has arrived in the Berbera Port in Somalia.

26 Apr 2017 description

ABU DHABI, 25th April, 2017 (WAM) -- A ship carrying 4,259 tonnes of relief items from the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, left the UAE on Tuesday for Berbera Port in Somalia to support the people who have been displaced and affected by famine and to enhance their humanitarian situation.

The aid, which is worth AED10.3 million, includes food, shelter materials, clothes, blankets, mattresses, and children's health supplies.

09 Apr 2015 description

Abu Dhabi, 7th April, 2015 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent's higher committee for foreign aid has allocated AED 24. 6 million for international relief operations with Iraqi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Syrian refugees in Iraq's Kurdistan region taking the lion's share of AED 18.1 million.

27 Feb 2014 description

Feb 26, 2014 - 08:15 -

WAM Abu Dhabi, 26th Feb. 2014 (WAM) - The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has set aside AED 50.5 million for its seasonal humanitarian programmes abroad.

The oversees budget was approved in a meeting of the foreign assistance committee chaired by Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, RCA Secretary General, who said the committee had answered requests and appeals for help from international relief organizations and official entities.

15 Jan 2012 description

The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) sent yesterday a ship to the Somali Capital, Mogadishu, carrying 940 tonnes of food staff and other relief materials to help the victims of drought and famine there.

The humanitarian aid includes food stuff, medicines, clothes, blanket, sheltering materials, school devices and electrical appliances.

The move follows the directives by the UAE leadership to urgently dispatch humanitarian aid to Somalia to alleviate exacerbating humanitarian situation. - Emirates News Agency, WAM

14 Aug 2011 description

Mogadishu - The UAE continued its relief operations to save the victims of drought and famine in Somalia as per the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

The emergency relief team of the UAE Red Crescent currently on ground in the Horn of Africa dispatched yesterday to a number of makeshift camps near Mogadishu, a convoy carrying 40 tons of essential food supplies sufficient for a thousand families for a period of one month.

10 May 2009 description

Hergeisa - The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has distributed large quantities of relief supplies to villagers at Jabeli, Kalabide and suburbs of Hergeisa region as part of its campaign to relieve displaced and underprivileged families hit by drought.

The humanitarian assistance were delivered in coordination with the Somali Red Crescent.