Rohingya Women and Children’ campaign. WAM
A nationwide campaign to support Rohingya refugees raised Dhs40,159,814 on its second day, Saturday, with residents across the country showing full support.
Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the humanitarian initiative, titled " From the UAE for Rohingya Children and Women", aims to provide more than 1 million displaced refugees with food supplies, medical assistance, clean water, education and housing.
Supported by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and with the follow-up of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, the campaign continues tomorrow and will be jointly aired live by a number of TV channels, starting 4pm through 7pm.
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.
Shah's father Mohammad Selim said his son was a miracle child. "Allah saved my kid that night. All praise to Him," said Selim, an imam at a mosque at Balukhali refugee camp.
Now Foxtrot has his own Instagram account -- called "humanitarian_pup" -- with regular updates on his activities around the camps.
It is not surprising that none of the thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in crowded refugee camps in Bangladesh turned up for a planned repatriation to Myanmar on Thursday. The horrific actions of violence and ethnic cleansing by Myanmar military have left the Rohingya Muslims horror-struck.
Over 100 firefighting and rescue units are searching through tonnes of rubble for survivors.
Even prior to becoming a part of the United Arab Emirates in 1971, Dubai always attracted expatriates from the Indian subcontinent. Not just skilled people but also non-skilled persons or businessmen from different parts of the sub-continent came here. The father of Praful P Dhakan, a 53-year-old Indian, was among those who reached Dubai on a ship after spending 5 days in the sea. Praful P Dhakan was born in 1969 in Dubai.
The body of the 75-year-old the British-born US technology entrepreneur was discovered at around 7:00pm on Wednesday in his cell in the Brians 2 penitentiary near Barcelona in what a prison service spokeswoman said was a death "apparently from suicide."