UAE provides over AED 213 millions to Somalia from 2009 - 2012
WAM Abu Dhabi, Apr 26th, 2013 (WAM) -- The humanitarian assistance offered by UAE to Somalia from 2009 to 2012 reached more than AED 213 millions.
This was revealed by the report released by the UAE Office for Coordination of Foreign Aid at the Ministry of Development and International Cooperation.
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, Mohamed 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 yesterday and met with president of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.