The UAE Red Crescent Association plane(RCA) arrived to Chad on Friday August 14, 2009 carrying food aid to orphans in line with the RCA humanitarian efforts in some sisterly and friendly countries.
The plane carries 30 tons of relief aid, including food stuff, dates, clothes, medical supplies and blankets. The aid will be distributed under supervision of the RCA delegation in Chadian capital, N'Djamena, in coordination with the local authorities.
Meanwhile, RCA branch in Fujairah continued the distribution of Ramadan Meer (aid allocated to some families during Ramadan) to 1356 families by means of coupons.
Tareq Hamoudi, Fujairah Branch Director, told Emirate News Agency that “the RCA seeks to satisfy the basic needs of families that are registered in its list to enable them ensuring their basic needs of foodstuff, before the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan”.
He also pointed out that Ramadan campaign has already started to raise funds for Ramadan’s projects including Meer Project, Fasting Breakfast Project, Eid Attire Project, Zakat Al-Fitr Project and other vital projects such as: digging wells, building and maintenance of mosques.