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Emirates sends a plane with 30 tons of food to the Tigray region

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The United Arab Emirates has sent a plane carrying 30 tons of food to Mekele, Tigray region of Ethiopia, as part of the humanitarian bridge and supplies for the people of Tigray, which will benefit more than 7,000 people, including 5,600 women and children, as part meeting the growing needs of families, especially women and children due to the current situation.
UAE Ambassador to Ethiopia Mohammed Salem Al Rashidi said: “The UAE stands ready to support the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region and meet the needs of the population in light of food shortages.” , noting that these supplies come in compliance with the humanitarian approach of the UAE, which does not hesitate to provide relief and emergency services to countries and peoples in need.

He added: “The UAE consolidates its global position in providing humanitarian aid and support, and is a forerunner in extending a helping hand, and does not hesitate to provide emergency aid to countries and peoples in need. These supplies fall under the framework of its continuous effort to provide the basic needs of the population, and within the values ​​of human brotherhood pursued by the State, which places the human being on its list of priorities without discrimination, and without any consideration.

It is worth mentioning that the UAE sent 8 planes carrying 337 tons of relief items and food to benefit more than 80,000 people, including 63,000 women and children, Tigray last year, in addition to sending 18.5 tons of medical supplies as part of the global campaign. effort to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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