Friday, May 19, 2023 – 5:56 PM
ABU DHABI, May 19, WAM/ An Emirati aid ship carrying 1,000 tons of supplies and foodstuffs arrived at Port Sudan today, with the aim of providing urgent support to Sudanese refugees affected by the current conditions in Sudan, which have caused the displacement of thousands of families, and food shortages. the basic.
Sending the ship comes within the framework of the continuous relief efforts of the UAE in supporting the brotherly Sudanese people and an embodiment of its humanitarian vision. In alleviating the humanitarian repercussions facing the Sudanese as a result of the current crisis.
The UAE has provided more than 540 tons of food supplies, aid and emergency medical supplies via 14 aircraft, bringing the total aid provided to 1,540 tons.
It is worth noting that the UAE has sent nine planes during the past period to evacuate 997 people, nationals of a number of countries, as part of its humanitarian efforts and commitment to strengthening global cooperation and solidarity, and in continuation of its humanitarian approach based on providing protection for civilians, and extending a helping hand to countries in times of need.
The UAE also continues to provide all hosting services for nationals of about 26 different nationalities who were evacuated via these planes throughout their stay in the UAE until their return to their countries.
Reda Abdel Nour