Issued by CEMO Center - Paris
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UAE sends maintaining humanitarian support to Sudan

Wednesday 16/September/2020 - 02:20 PM
The Reference
Aya Ezz

The United Arab Emirates sent 11 tons of medical supplies to Sudan on September 14 and 15. Over 11,000 Sudanese healthcare workers are expected to benefit from these supplies.

The UAE also sent an additional 7.5 tons of supplies to South Sudan.

Deputy UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid al-Maktoum issued directives for sending 100 tons of humanitarian supplies to the warehouses of the United Nations refugee agency in Dubai to help it offer support to the victims of flooding in the country.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed expressed solidarity with Sudan in the wake of the floods that are hitting it.

He expressed condolences for the families of the victims and wished those injured because of the floods a speedy recovery.

A shipment of UAE aid arrived in Sudan recently under the auspices of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al-Nahayan, the chairman of the Emirati Red Crescent.

The shipment contained supplies needed for the country's response to the floods that have caused hundreds of thousands of Sudanese citizens to become homeless in 17 out of Sudan's 18 states.

A delegation of the Emirati Red Crescent accompanies the aid shipment to Sudan. It contained medical supplies and foodstuffs.

The members of the delegation are expected to carry out a number of humanitarian missions during their stay in Sudan.

The UAE sent a plane full of humanitarian aid to Sudan on September 13 as part of its humanitarian airlift to the country.

The UAE will also send medical teams to Sudan offer medical support to Sudanese citizens on the field.