Humanitarian AidUAE Extends Humanitarian Aid to Earthquake Victims in Morocco

UAE Extends Humanitarian Aid to Earthquake Victims in Morocco

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In response to the earthquake in Morocco, the UAE, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) Authority, has initiated a relief program to provide essential humanitarian aid to those affected by the disaster.

The ERC is swiftly mobilizing essential supplies, including tents, blankets, food, medical provisions, and hygiene kits, to assist earthquake victims. The ERC’s Emergency Room is actively assessing the humanitarian situation in affected areas to ensure a rapid response to the urgent needs of the affected population.

Coordination and arrangements are underway between the ERC and the UAE Embassy in Rabat, in collaboration with Moroccan authorities, to facilitate the timely delivery of aid and meet the immediate requirements of those impacted by the earthquake.

These efforts reflect the UAE’s pivotal role in responding to global humanitarian crises, demonstrating its commitment to alleviate the impact of natural disasters swiftly and effectively on affected communities through it’s humanitarian aid.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan conveyed his condolences to King Mohammed VI of Morocco, expressing sympathy to the Moroccan people and government for the loss of lives and widespread damage caused by the earthquake. He offered prayers for the families of the deceased, wishing them strength during this challenging period, and for the swift recovery of the injured.

The earthquake, measuring 7 on the Richter scale, struck Morocco late on Friday, resulting in significant damage and casualties.

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