Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) encourages customers to have specialist technicians conduct regular inspections of the pipes and plumbing in their houses, buildings and facilities to discover and fix any leaks. This helps prevent waste and reduce costs for customers. The call is part of Dewa’s ‘Let’s make this Summer Green’ campaign, and its efforts to instil a culture of sustainability within society.
Close to 24 million children and youth could drop out or lack access to school next year because of COVID-19’s economic impact alone. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has been working tirelessly with its partners and supporters to create an incentive for parents to send their children back to school. Making sure nutritious meals and necessary health services are in place when schools reopen is a first step towards that, said Mageed Yahia, Director of WFP Office in the UAE and Representative to the GCC.
President Donald Trump held a Nevada campaign rally at an indoor venue on Sunday despite public health professionals’ warnings against large indoor gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic.
The campaign is being carried out in cooperation with the Sharjah Private Education Authority (SPEA) and it comes as part of the executive stages of the “Healthy Schools” programme.
The Department of Economic Development in Ajman, in cooperation with Beit Al Khair Society, announced the participation in the “10 Million Meals” campaign, an initiative by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Initiatives Foundation, which is the largest national community campaign of its kind to provide meals and food parcels and rations to individuals who are in need and affected by the current health crisis, through distributing about 230,000 meals at an average of 9,000 meals daily in various regions of the Emirate during the Holy Month of Ramadan, and the distribution of 1,780 food baskets to affected families.
The joy of Ramadan to spread the good deeds have been increasing every day thanks to entities in the private sector, who in collaboration with their partners, support the society they are working.
The Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA), Sharjah’s initiative to protect the environment by planting trees in every house and government offices took a giant leap as the authority successfully completed its two programmes aimed at furthering the cause.
France, which is primarily targeting the most vulnerable people in nursing homes for the first phase of the campaign, administered doses to about 140 people on Wednesday.
Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, the 10th edition of the “My Blood for My Country” campaign was launched on Monday.
The Joint Committee for Security and Safety, represented by the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, the General Command of Civil Defence at the Ministry of Interior, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company “ADNOC”, the Emirates General Petroleum Corporation “Emarat” and the Emirates National Oil Company “ENOC”, launched its national awareness campaign under the slogan “Commit...Get Protected”.