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Generous help


The United Arab Emirates dispatched a plane carrying 30 tonnes of urgent food supplies to Afghanistan. File / WAM

The urgent setup of a field hospital for earthquake victims in Afghanistan southeastern province of Khost to treat the affected people under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE is highly appreciable (“UAE sets up field hospital for quake victims in Afghan province,” June 30, Gulf Today website).

The UAE President ordered that an air bridge must be established to respond to the victims of Afghanistan earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people. The 6.1-magnitude quake last Wednesday hit hardest the impoverished Paktika province, leaving tens of thousands homeless. According to Tolo News, “The foundation has been laid… the work has started on the clinic. Soon a clinic will be constructed for us,” an official said. 

The United Arab Emirates is one of the top countries that believes in generous charity and providing relief to the people who are facing hard times due to natural disasters around the world.

After a powerful 6.1-magnitude quake last Wednesday in Afghanistan, vulnerable people of Afghanistan are looking towards the world for help to cope with their tough time.

The generous help to Afghan people by the United Arab Emirates shows the real brotherhood by the UAE government.

Shahab Afandi — By email

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