Rohingya Women and Children’ campaign. WAM
The total contributions to the ‘UAE for Rohingya Women and Children’ campaign reached Dhs33 million in the first day of the campaign.
The campaign, launched on Friday across the UAE, comes in line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and the follow up of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.
The campaign aims to support the Rohingya refugees, alleviate their sufferings, and improve their living conditions.
The campaign will continue over two weeks to receive donations across multiple platforms set by the participating charities, atop of which is the Emirates Red Crescent.
A leading life sciences company has launched its educational outreach campaign throughout schools in Dubai to promote awareness surrounding allergies, as one study found prevalence of allergic rhinitis in school children in some parts of the UAE to be as high as 36%.
The Arab Women Campaign have worked together with the Arab States Broadcasting Union, and in collaboration with 14 representatives of various Arab countries to organise the “Humanitarian Initiatives Forum” on Saturday morning in The Meydan Hotel, Dubai.
In line with the national agenda of the UAE Vision 2021, which aims to make the UAE as the safest place in the world, the Sharjah Islamic Bank and Sharjah Police General Headquarters, on Wednesday launched an awareness campaign, “Stay Safe… Secure Your Account”, which aimed to educate members of the community about the bank fraud phenomenon, to provide them with means to face it and to minimise the damage it may cause to customers of banks in the UAE.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports said, 'Dubai Customs’ initiative to give flowers to passengers arriving from Beirut on Saturday is a glowing example of the care, concern and spirit of kindness that is at the heart of the aviation community here.'
Officials earlier said three persons had died in the mishap, while four others were shifted to a hospital. With four more casualties, the death toll had increased to seven the victims included two women.
Upon completion at an estimated timeframe of 6 years, this will be the most comprehensive historical corpus of the Arabic language undertaken till date.