UAE RCA distributes school supplies among 1000 students in Madagascar

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WAM Toliara, Mar 14th, 2013 (WAM) -- The visiting Red Crescent Authority team in Madagascar distributed school supplies among about 1000 students in cooperation with the Madagascar Red Cross Society.

In a statement, Suhail Rashid Al Qadhi, chairman of the team, said that the distribution of the school supplies comes as part of the relief assistance provided by UAE RCA in the areas affected by the Tropical Cyclone "Haruna", pointing that the step aims to help the displaced students in the affected areas to continue learning and improving their educational skills.

He added that the RCA aims to alleviate the suffering of the affected families which can not afford the school supplies for their children, highlighting that the gesture was welcomed by the families of the students who expressed their appreciation for RCA's efforts.