World’s Coolest Winter campaign joins hands with AboFlah to provide aid to more than 100,000 refugees and people in need facing harsh winter conditions. Running from Jan.7, 2022, anyone from anywhere in the world can donate via the website MBRGI.ae/WarmWinter
Temperatures reach below zero, and it is difficult to imagine that a child would take shelter in a dilapidated tent, searching amid floods, storms and snow for some warmth. The way to secure some additional costs for heating his children and isolating their home...
The agreement to establish an office for the Committee in the UAE will contribute to achieving the desired goals in terms of relief work, reaching the needy and using modern technologies in this field.
Dubai will host one of ten simultaneous live events organised by Global Citizen, the international organisation that aims to build a movement to end extreme poverty by 2030.
The UAE always seeks to extend a helping hand to brotherly and friendly countries in such circumstances that require solidarity and cooperation at various levels.
Even as countries marked the World Humanitarian Day on Wednesday, the UAE stood out as a shining model for humanitarian activities.
The UAE has offered aid through charity and humanitarian foundations in the country, and has topped a list of donor countries contributing to the United Nation's Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, YHRP 2019, according to the report of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UNOCHA.
On World Humanitarian Day, observed annually on August 19, Mariam Al Hammadi, Director of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a Sharjah-based global humanitarian charity, said: “Natural disasters and imposing climate change records have been leading on humanitarian crises and disasters exceeding impact of wars and conflicts. In 2020, 9.8 million men, women and children were directly impacted by wars, while 30 million people were displaced globally due to climate change and extreme weather conditions. These numbers are set to rise significantly this year following a series of record-breaking weather events such as devastating wildfires, heatwaves and flooding in different regions worldwide.”
“100 Million Meals” campaign, the region’s biggest food distribution drive, concluded on Saturday after drawing massive donations from 385,000 individuals, companies, businessmen and philanthropists across 51 countries through various donation channels and two charity auctions.
Launched on August 19, the ‘100 Good Deeds’ campaign will extend over a span of 100 days. The social challenge is open to all residents in the UAE and involves the undertaking of a good deed every day such as an act of kindness or compassion.