Sat 16-06-2018 14:34 PM
LAHEJ, 16th June, 2018 (WAM) — Across the span of two days, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has distributed Eid al-Fitr clothing and gifts to orphans and children of martyrs in Lahej, Yemen, as per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
ERC Representative in Lahej, AbduIlah Al-Radfani, said that the aid authority’s volunteers distributed Eid clothing to 400 orphans and children of Yemen’s martyrs. Eid clothing provided to underprivileged children in Lahej during the Eid al-Fitr programme was valued at a total of SR80,000, he explained.
Beneficiaries expressed their thanks and gratitude to the UAE and its humanitarian arm, the ERC, that continues to provide relief aid and development assistance in the Yemeni governorate.
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