The UAE will host Expo 2020!
  • Arabic
Supported by the UAE National Media Council
We are in the process of developing and improving our website, and we invite you to participate in our brief survey to measure the level of your satisfaction
Satisfaction Survey For UAE Interact Website
رغبة منا بالتعرف على مستوى رضاكم عن موقعنا وبهدف تطويره وتحسينه، فقد قمنا بتصميم استبيان سريع لقياس مدى الرضا عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة روعي في تصميم الاستبيان أن يكون قصيرا وسريعا كي لا نطيل عليكم، وعليه نرجو منكم التكرم باستكماله عن طريق الرابط التالي
استبيان رضا المتعاملين عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة

UAE participates in quake donors meeting

posted on 28/10/2005: 927 views

Geneva - Mohammed bin Hussein Al Sha'ali, the UAE Representative and head of its permanent mission to the European Headquarters of the United Nations, took part in the meeting of the donor countries to discuss means for providing aid to the communities hit by the earthquake that struck South Asia on October 8.

Al Sha'ali delivered a speech before the meeting which was attended by the UN Secretary Kofi Annan and representatives of donor and hit countries. Al Sha'ali detailed the efforts being made by the UAE to provide relief to the quake victims and President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan's orders to allocate 100 million US dollars as an emergency aid to Pakistan.

He expressed UAE thanks to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for its efforts and offered UAE people's sympathy with the victims of the earthquake.

Al Sha'ali also pledged UAE's continuous support to the countries hit by the earthquake, saying that the meeting was sending a message to the people in those countries that the international community feels obliged to stand by them in their ordeal.

"The UAE moved quickly to provide relief and aid to the victims. President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ordered allocation of a 100 million dollar emergency aid to Pakistan, while government and non-government humanitarian agencies were involved in the relief, search and rescue efforts from day one," he said.

Al Sha'ali said that the Mohammed bin Rashid Establishment for Humanitarian Works offered medical aid, as well as clothes and shelters.

A women delegation visited Pakistan to provide medical aid to the victims while the UAE Red Crescent has been engaged in distributing tents, blankets, foodstuff and medical materials.

He also mentioned UAE's initiative of setting up a 100-bed field hospital which is now offering treatment services to 500-1,000 cases daily. A number of victims were airlifted for treatment in the UAE. An air-bridge between the UAE and Pakistan was established to ferry hundreds of tonnes of relief materials. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM)


29 June 2017 Six million beneficiaries from Zayed Giving medical caravans
29 June 2017 Emirates Red Crescent delivers relief aid to underprivileged families in Hadramaut Valley
28 June 2017 UAE youth record 5,000 hours of volunteering during Ramadan
28 June 2017 Over 34,000 children benefit from ERC Eid clothes project
22 June 2017 UAE offers ten ambulances to WHO Country Office in Yemen

Most Read