Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and under the supervision of Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Board of Directors. The Emirates Red Crescent, the Emirates Red Crescent, the United Arab Emirates has allocated 35 million dirhams of urgent humanitarian aid to those affected by Cyclone Goni in the Philippines. ...


The aid includes large quantities of shelter materials, as part of the first phase of a series of aid programs implemented by the Equity and Reconciliation Commission, which has completed its preparations to implement leadership directives and provide rapid and urgent assistance to those affected by the cyclone. .

A delegation from the Egyptian Red Crescent traveled to Manila to oversee relief operations and the delivery of humanitarian aid to the most affected areas, in coordination with the relevant local authorities.

Dr. Muhammad Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary-General of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, said that Sheikh Hamdan has been following the humanitarian situation since the beginning of the hurricane, which reflects his keenness to monitor the effects of natural disasters that struck the Philippines and his unlimited support. For those affected.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan also directed the Emirates Red Crescent to constantly prepare for such crises and disasters, noting that the rapid response of the United Arab Emirates and its leadership to rescue those affected by the disaster in the Philippines highlights the influential role of the state in responding to humanitarian crises.

Al-Falahi indicated that the Emirati aid dispatch program is being formulated according to field reports and local humanitarian calls, and it will consider the current urgent needs and consists of several stages, indicating that the first phase will focus on shelter materials and other stages will follow. Which will provide for various needs, such as health, food, and other humanitarian requirements.

In conclusion, he pointed out that the Egyptian Red Crescent constantly monitors the humanitarian situation and coordinates with the concerned authorities to provide the best services to those affected by the cyclone.