Sheikha Fatima directed the ERC to provide Julie, who was suffering from spinal muscular atrophy disease, with the highest levels of healthcare and arrange for her medical treatment in the UAE.
The medical aid will be delivered through the UAE humanitarian am arm, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) and aim to contribute to supporting the health sector and mitigating the severity of the humanitarian repercussions in the Strip.
The initiative aims to provide moral and psychological support to the cancer patients during their recovery and rehabilitation after the earthquake that hit the country on Feb.6, 2023.
The initiative is part of the UAE’s humanitarian efforts to find rapid and innovative solutions by establishing temporary housing units to accommodate 6,000 Syrians.
The campaign is expected to continue for two weeks as of Sunday February 12, 2023.
The ship transports the largest amount of aid at a single time to the Port of Latakia, with the food supplies to be deployed across the quake-hit areas in coordination with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent as part of the ongoing humanitarian support provided by the UAE since the earthquake struck last month.
Mohammed Al Kaabi, Head of the ERC Delegation in Syria, said that the ERC’s humanitarian initiatives are continuing in Syria, upon the directives of the UAE’s leadership.
The United Arab Emirates always remains a steadfast brother to the Islamic countries whenever they need help in their hard times. Once again the UAE is the first country to help its brothers and sisters who are going through their tough time with basic food supplies and evacuating them from war-hit Sudan (“Injured child among 178 others evacuated by UAE from war-hit Sudan,” Gulf Today website).