Residents gathered at the Emirates Red Crescent centre to help staff on Taal volanco relief campaign.
The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has shared a photograph of UAE residents taking part in the Emirates Red Crescent's campaign for the affected people of Philippines due to the Taal volcano eruption.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “Today, we saw humanity and tolerance unfold through the Emirates Red Crescent's campaign that brought our citizens together with Filipino residents to provide aid to families affected by the Taal volcano in the Philippines. Humanity defines our society.”
The UAE has provided urgent aid to those affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano.
This comes following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The ERC implemented the directives of the UAE’s leadership by preparing a plan to counter the implications of the national disaster and reduce its effects on local residents.
The ERC’s plan is based on two components. The first consists of immediately sending an ERC delegation to the capital of the Philippines, Manila, to lead its field relief operations, purchase basic requirements from local markets, and supervise their delivery to those affected.
The second consists of dispatching air relief missions carrying the necessary supplies.
Of the 50,000, 2,600 have availed of the repatriation programme covering free airline tickets courtesy of the Department of Foreign Affairs (Manila)-Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers Affairs.
After the initial announcement of a 12-hour shutdown, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) resumed flight operations. NAIA management announced on Tuesday that a number of recovery flights have started flying from this airport.
Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Quintana on Wednesday evening said Manila will participate in the Expo 2020 Dubai and its pavilion will be reflective of who the Filipino is not only in these modern times but through the ages and beyond.
"Launching an attack which may be expected to incidentally kill or injure civilians, or damage civilian objects, in disproportionate manner to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated, is prohibited," she said. "Such attacks must stop."
His training included a fundamental armor course and a fundamental flying course, helicopters and tactical planes, as well as parachutist course. He has an experience in flying the Gazelle helicopter armor and fleet, fly school and air college.
The NSRC said the site was systematically examined by its operations room team, and its search and rescue team was able to evacuate the injured person to Fujairah Hospital to receive the necessary treatment while adhering to relevant COVID-19 preventive measures.