RCA contributes Dh133m to help Palestine

RCA contributes Dh133m to help PalestineThe UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) who initiated an effort to carry out humanitarian programmes in West Bank and Gaza Strip in tune of Dh133.3 million.

A survey has revealed that the relief operations has reached Dh44.7 million, where as the construction and the development projects reached Dh68 million, seasonal programmes Dh4.8 million and sponsorship programme for 5,742 orphans reached Dh15.7 million.

As per sources the UAE is striving to enhance the living conditions of Palestinian’s and reduce the suffering of the Palestinian people. Khairy Al Aridi, Palestinian Ambassador thanked, the President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and the Ruler of Dubai and support of General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces for their generous efforts and initiatives.

A meeting was held between the Palestinian Ambassador and RCA chairman during his visit to RCA premises, on the ways to improve the RCA operations in Palestinian territories. The RCA has increased its efforts to help the economic and health challenges faced by the Palestinians as a result of blockade, which has caused unemployment among youths, high food prices and deterioration of health services.

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