UAE RCA distributes AED2 million food aid to Palestinian families affected by floods

UAE RCA distributes AED2 million food aid to Palestinian families affected by floods
2014-02-09 14:04:22

WAM GAZA, 9th February, 2014 (WAM) — The office of the U.A.E. Red Crescent Authority in the Gaza Strip has started to distribute AED two million worth of food baskets to Palestinian families affected by floods that recently swept the Palestinian territories.

During a ceremony held on the occasion, Emad Abu Laban, Director of the Red Crescent Authority, said that five thousand Palestinian families benefited from the distribution of assistance. Each basket is valued at AED 440 and in addition to basic foodstuffs also contains school bags and blankets.

He expressed his thanks to the RCA, which he says always stands to help Palestinians people.

The beneficiary families expressed their happiness and thanks for the U.A.E.’s humanitarian relief, which alleviates a lot of difficulties they are experiencing.

Dr. Zakaria al-Agha, a Member of Executive Committee of the PLO and head of the Organisation’s Refugee Department expressed his thanks and appreciation to the U.A.E. RCA for providing various and continuous support for the Palestinian people.

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