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UAE committed to supporting Syrian refugees
November 12, 2017
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ABU DHABI: The UAE is attaching great importance to alleviating the burden and improving the living conditions of the Syrian refugees all over the world, said Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC).

Sheikh Hamdan made the statement to mark the beginning of the ERC’s winter assistance programme for the Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Greece and Egypt, which targets the distribution of food baskets, winter clothing, heating devices, blankets and other materials to 288,000 beneficiaries.

He further said the programme is part of the initiatives of the UAE to help the Syrian refugees, in line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

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