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UAE provides over Dhs213m to Somalia from 2009-2012
Gulf Today
Saturday, April 27, 2013

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The humanitarian assistance offered by UAE to Somalia from 2009 to 2012 reached more than Dhs213 millions.

This was revealed by the report released by the UAE Office for Coordination of Foreign Aid at the Ministry of Development and International Co-operation.

The report pointed out that the aid included relief in emergency cases, charitable, religious and educational cases, curbing of conflicts, population reproduction, health, food aid programmes.

Over 15 government and humanitarian entities supervised provision of the aid, including the Red Crescent Authority, Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, The Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian '&' Charity Foundation, the Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian '&' Scientific Foundation, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Mohammed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, Noor Dubai Foundation, Sharjah Charity House Society, Rahma Charity Association in addition to the UAE relief team in Mogadishu.

A high-level UAE public-private delegation led by State Minister Dr Sultan Al Jaber paid a visit to Somalia on Wednesday and met president of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.


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