The first aircraft has left the country, carrying 30 tonnes of various shelter materials, and will be followed by 3 additional planes.
The first aircraft has left the country, carrying 30 tonnes of various shelter materials, and will be followed by 3 additional planes. The planes will be received by the ERC delegation, which has already set base in Sudan to provide victims with support and assistance, and supervise the relief programme that has been underway for several days.
The ERC is overseeing the operation of the air bridge, which will deliver aid to over 140,000 victims and displaced persons across a number of Sudanese states that have been most impacted, including Blue Nile, Khartoum and Gezira.
The relief supplies include around 10,000 tents, 28,000 food and medical aid parcels, 120 tonnes of various shelter materials, as well as urgent relief materials, which will help improve the living conditions of the affected population, and support the efforts of Sudanese and other relevant entities in containing the crisis.
To date, the delegation has provided large quantities of humanitarian aid acquired from local markets in Sudan.
The ERC delegation had arrived in Khartoum soon after the crisis started, and has been travelling between the most disaster-stricken states, especially Blue Nile and Gezira.
Julie's mother called for help in a video that was circulated on social media, explaining that her child suffers from spinal muscular atrophy. In response, Sheikha Fatima instructed the ERC to cover Julie's medical treatment.
The ERC aims to restore, maintain and build strategic central water projects in many populated areas, which were welcomed by local residents.
The medical aid includes basic supplies used to maintain the precautionary and preventive measures aimed at confronting the coronavirus pandemic, assist front-line medical staff and support their efforts to contain the virus in Syria, Dr Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi said.
The UAE's seventh aid was dispatched as part of the UAE's continuous humanitarian efforts to assist the people of Afghanistan in these difficult times, and to address the shortage of medicine and food, impacting citizens there, especially women, children and elderly people.
A number of senior officials and members of the UAE Embassy in the Sultanate of Oman were also among the recipients.
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The two-day event will bring together over 3,000 distinguished attendees including influential media personalities, ministers and heads of leading local, Arab and international media organisations, as well as thought leaders, intellectuals and writers.