The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) on Saturday opened a temporary field shelter camp comprising 50 tents for those affected by the Syrian earthquake.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed also directed hospitals to provide the victims with the highest levels of healthcare, reaffirming UAE's continued efforts within Bridges of Goodness campaign launched by the UAE.
Rescuers in Turkey pulled two women alive from the rubble of collapsed buildings after they were been trapped for 122 hours following the region's deadliest quake in two decades, authorities said on Saturday.
The field hospital will offer medical care, diagnostic services, and treatment to those affected by the disaster. The hospital will be equipped with emergency departments, operations rooms, ICUs, CT scans...
Rescue teams in Turkey on Saturday pulled to safety a family of five who survived inside their collapsed home for five days following a major earthquake in a sprawling border region of Turkey and Syria.
The Dubai Cares organises societal national campaign “Bridges of Goodness” in order to reinforce the country’s efforts in providing aid for families affected by earthquakes in Syrian and Turkey.
A magnitude 9.1 quake in Indonesia triggers an Indian Ocean tsunami, killing about 230,000 people in a dozen countries, on Dec. 26, 2004.
The suffering of the Syrian medical sector is not a result of the recent massive earthquake that hit the country on Monday but rather the Western sanctions imposed on Syria for 12 years.
The six people, all relatives, were helped to survive by huddling together in a small pocket left within the collapsed structure, said Murat Baygul, a search and rescue worker; in Diyarbakir, a woman was rescued more than 100 hours after the quake and rescuers were still trying to reach her child.