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Gulf’s Migrant Workers Left Stranded and Struggling by Coronavirus

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Charity workers are scouring the United Arab Emirates for empty buildings and Bahrain is repurposing closed schools to rehouse low income laborers from overcrowded accommodation, a hotspot for the coronavirus outbreak in the Gulf. The challenge is not limited to the region’s congested labor camps, where one room with bunk […]

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UAE sends aid plane to Cyprus to assist efforts to counter COVID-19.

The UAE has sent an aid plane carrying eight metric tonnes of medical supplies to Cyprus, benefiting nearly 10,000 healthcare professionals in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. “Providing support to countries affected by COVID-19 is a humanitarian obligation upon all countries, as strengthening multilateral cooperation is necessary to overcome this crisis,” said Sultan Ahmed Ghanem […]

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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Ukrainian President review latest developments in global fight against COVID-19.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today discussed the latest developments in the global fight against COVID-19 with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and ways of coordinating efforts in this regard. This came in a phone call His Highness Sheikh […]

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UAE and WHO send aid plane to Somalia to assist efforts to counter COVID-19

The United Arab Emirates, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation, has dispatched an aid plane carrying approximately 27 metric tonnes of medical supplies to Somalia. The aid, which consisted of seven metric tonnes from the UAE and 20 metric tonnes from the World Health Organisation, will help approximately 27,000 healthcare workers in combating the […]