In an effort to support the people of Beirut, Careem, in partnership with “Share The Meal”, the World Food Programme, and Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), raised a donation of over Dhs700,000 for Lebanon.
The Friends of Diabetes Association, one of the health-promoting organisations under the Health Promotion Department of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, donated Dhs200,000 to the Diabetes Clinic of the Emirates Red Crescent.
The Emirates Red Crescent affirmed the provision of travel tickets for those wishing to return to their home countries, after communicating with the embassies of their countries first. The ERC said that it came within the framework of benefiting from the assistance of the “Reunification”, as part of its efforts of the initiative “Among your family”.
This is part of the UAE's humanitarian efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people and deliver healthcare services to remote areas.
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) received a certificate from the Guinness World Records, for the largest donation to a patient.
The ERC’s winter aid campaign beneficiaries are located in Jordan, Syria, Bosnia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Latvia, Russia, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Greece, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Estonia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Georgia, Moldova, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.
An ERC delegation recently visited Latvia to distribute winter aid, including heating equipment, blankets, winter clothes, food and children's supplies, to nearly 20,000 families, in coordination with the UAE Embassy.
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.
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) on Saturday opened a temporary field shelter camp comprising 50 tents for those affected by the Syrian earthquake.