Lifeline amidst crisis: UAE sends Gaza 5,340 tons of aid

The UAE announced on Monday the sailing of the fourth Emirati aid ship carrying 5340 tons of humanitarian supplies destined for Al-Arish in Egypt, as part of the (Al-Fares Al-Shahm 3) operation to support Palestinians.

The Emirates News Agency (WAM) said the ship, which departed from the port of Fujairah, carries 4750 tons of food supplies and 590 tons of shelter materials.

The statement added that the Red Crescent Society of the UAE, Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Foundation contributed to securing the ship’s cargo of humanitarian aid.

The UAE has contributed to several initiatives under the Al-Fares Al-Shahm 3 operation, including the establishment of two field hospitals – the first inside Gaza and the second a floating hospital in Al-Arish – as well as the establishment of 5 automated bakeries.

Additionally, flour has been provided to 8 existing bakeries in Gaza, and 6 desalination stations producing 1.2 million gallons daily have been
set up, benefiting over 600,000 residents who receive the water pumped into Gaza.

Moreover, the Emirati operation “Tayoor Al-Khair” was launche by the UAE to drop humanitarian aid to isolated areas in Gaza, with a total of 3382 tons of relief and humanitarian aid dropped.

Source: Kuwait News Agency