In another contribution to the Community Solidarity Fund Against COVID-19, a group of accredited charitable organisations in Dubai distributed over 31,570 daily meals to underprivileged people in Naif, Satwa, Hatta, Jebel Ali and Al Warsan areas.
The world body's Global Humanitarian Overview estimated that 168 million people worldwide will need some form of emergency assistance in 2020, including food, shelter and healthcare.
A record 168 million people worldwide will need help and protection in crises spanning more than 50 countries in 2020, the UN’s emergency relief chief stated recently, highlighting the plight of the helpless.
Dubai will host one of ten simultaneous live events organised by Global Citizen, the international organisation that aims to build a movement to end extreme poverty by 2030.
The company's initiative came in response to the announcement on UAE’s readiness to support the international community by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed.
The United Nations and Saudi Arabia will host a donor conference on June 2 in a bid to boost support for Yemen, which was already facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis before the pandemic struck.
"We are urging the donors to pledge generously, and those who have given an indication of pledges to actually pay early because the operation in Yemen is severely, severely underfunded," Jens Laerke, a spokesman with the UN's humanitarian agency OCHA, told a virtual press conference.
Like the proverbial quality of mercy, compassion too is not limited. On the other hand, there is enormous scope for it to grow — and spread its benevolent branches not only regionally, but also worldwide.
Many words have been used to describe what is happening in Afghanistan. Few can describe the true scale of the humanitarian catastrophe unfurling. Over the past month, I’ve travelled across Afghanistan. The landscapes are beautiful, but the reality facing
World’s Coolest Winter campaign joins hands with AboFlah to provide aid to more than 100,000 refugees and people in need facing harsh winter conditions. Running from Jan.7, 2022, anyone from anywhere in the world can donate via the website MBRGI.ae/WarmWinter
Sri Lanka's parliament will meet on Tuesday after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa dissolved his cabinet and sought to form a unity government to find a way out of the island nation's worst economic crisis in decades and quell public anger.