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28 May 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 28th May 2018 (WAM) -- The UAE has responded quickly, since the tropical Cyclone Mekunu hit the Yemeni island of Socotra, to rescue residents and assure they receive all the medical care needed.

28 May 2018 description

ABU DHABI, 27th May, 2018 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, KF, has transferred 17 Yemenis and those accompanying them to receive medical treatment and healthcare at UAE hospitals, following being injured by Cyclone Mekunu.

The assistance to the Yemenis follows the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of KF.

26 May 2018 description

SOCOTRA, 26th May, 2018 (WAM) -- The first UAE relief plane carrying 40 tonnes of humanitarian and food aid arrived on Saturday in Socotra, Yemen.

The assistance is provided by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, KF, to the population of the island that was struck by Cyclone Mekuno, turning it into a disaster area.