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Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation provides urgent relief to victims in Badakhshan, Afghanistan

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WAM KABUL, 19th May, 2014 (WAM) -- In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has provided urgent relief aid for the fourth consecutive day to the victims of the rains and landslides in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan.

An official told WAM that the aid included 250 tents for affected families in various areas of the province, in addition to the provision of relief to about 1300 affected families, where Each family has received 50 kg of flour, 10 kg of sugar and 10 kg of beans and six liters of cooking oil etc.

The team of Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation will move to the other affected areas to provide similar relief assistance.

Badakhshan Governor Dr Shah Wali Adib has expressed thanks and gratitude to the U.A.E. leadership, government and people for their aid in the areas affected by the rains and landslides.

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