The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has taken all necessary measures to evacuate Emirati citizens and their companions abroad, in co-ordination with UAE embassies and representative missions abroad.
Animals shelters across the United States are emptying out thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, as people confined to their homes are adopting or fostering animals in droves.
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed said he, along with the other Rulers, values the efforts and active participation of our brave Armed Forces, police and Civil Defence forces, and security services’ efforts to ensure the implementation of precautionary and preventive measures enacted by the country to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Before the pandemic hit, sudden natural weather disasters had become the norm in India, as elsewhere in the world, in the past few years. Even as the lockdown has given the environment a temporary boost, experts are debating on how it is going to affect the weather patterns. However, it is also extremely essential to continue to assess climatic patterns and keep an eye on regular forecasts.
The pandemic has engulfed the world in sorrow and pain, forced closure of almost all outdoor events and locked millions of people indoors. But shortly the gloom will come to an end and humanity will come alive once again. So also will be the case with the rescheduled Expo 2020 (“New dates for Dubai Expo 2020 announced,” May 4, Gulf Today).
The world’s 1 billion people living with disabilities are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus, as highlighted by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and this is indeed a matter of huge concern.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday the coronavirus pandemic keeps unleashing "a tsunami of hate and xenophobia, scapegoating and scare-mongering” and appealed for "an all-out effort to end hate speech globally."
The US unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record.
During these testing times of a pandemic, frontline workers in Al Ain have set an example to the world by donating blood to encourage donors. There has been a significant fall in voluntary blood donation across the world since the outbreak of Covid-19. The case in the UAE is no different.