The food shipment falls within the framework of the $3 billion (Dhs11 billion) Saudi Arabia-UAE joint aid package to support Sudan’s economic and financial stability, announced in April 2019.
King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has distributed shelter aid to those affected by a flood disaster, through Al-Khair Humanitarian Coalition at Al-Hazm District, in Al-Jawf Governorate, Yemen.
The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood (SCMC) announced the launch of a campaign to collect school supplies and stationery for Yemeni children in Socotra.
In April 2019, the UAE and Saudi Arabia announced their commitment to providing 540,000 tonnes of wheat to enhance food security in Sudan. Last month, both countries shipped two batches of wheat totalling 140,000 tonnes.
The UAE has pledged Dhs 18.3 million (US$5 million) to support displaced people on the Ethiopian-Sudanese border in cooperation with the World Food Programme and other international organisations.
In a tumultuous year marked by economic and social upheavals worldwide as nations battled the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, and compounded by tragic disasters such as the Beirut port blasts and several natural calamities including devastating floods in Sudan
Dar Al Ber Society announced the implementation of charitable projects, the launch of humanitarian initiatives, and the provision of targeted assistance for all orphans, their families, and People of Determination during the past year 2020, at total costs amounting to 40,302,508 million dirhams, as an amount of 38,157,885 million dirhams was allocated to the project to sponsor and care for orphans in the UAE and abroad.
Reem Bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, noted that the UAE is conducting an ongoing review of the humanitarian situation in Yemen in coordination with international organisations, in particular monitoring indicators of health, food security, and malnutrition.
The UAE stands by the people of the Philippines in these tragic circumstances and commends the Government of the Philippines and its emergency workers for making all possible efforts in providing aid and relief to the victims.