Even as countries marked the World Humanitarian Day on Wednesday, the UAE stood out as a shining model for humanitarian activities.
The UAE always renders timely aid to the distressed and needy in times of crisis or disaster. When the Beirut explosions took place, causing unspeakable havoc and grief in Lebanon,
On the ‘International Day of Charity’, Dar Al Ber Society affirmed the importance of humanitarian work and the importance of charitable projects in alleviating the sufferings of the afflicted, providing the needs of the poor and meeting the requirements of those with low income.
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, which is hosted by the World Health Organisation (WHO), says $16.1 billion are new commitments to address COVID-19, $2.2 billion is new money not linked to the coronavirus, and $2.3 billion is new funding for existing programmes.
The UAE is known for its spirit of tolerance and humanitarianism upon which it was founded in offering all forms of support to those in need around the world without discrimination.
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.
“Al Zaabi took care of my traffic fines and provided me with an air ticket. I was arrested for begging in the streets because of financial conditions.” Masouda said.
Surges in Brazil and Canada also highlighted the persistent threat of the pandemic, with the Covid-19 death toll approaching 3.2 million even as many nations ramp up their vaccination drives.
Praising the team’s efforts, Sheikh Mohammed said, “Over 121,000 volunteers and personnel showed competence, courage and determination in the face of the pandemic.”