UAE sends aid to families in-need in Syria

istock/cloverphoto

The UAE has sent AED7.3 million worth of aid to conflict-affected Syria.

According to national news agency WAM, the Emirates has agreed to provide assistance to families in-need, to distribute necessary supplies during the winter season and to provide displaced people with tents and emergency shelter items.

The UAE has also donated AED183.7 million towards re-stabilisation programmes in cooperation with international partners.

One of the programme's projects aided 135,000 people and helped enable the irrigation of 13,899 hectares of farmland.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Weekend Playlist

    8:00pm - 11:00pm

    Every Friday night Dubai Eye 103.8 plays you the greatest party classics and anthems all the way till Saturday morning!

  • Nights on Dubai Eye 103.8

    11:00pm - 6:00am

    Dubai Eye complements the conversation with the music you love from the eighties, nineties and newer.

On Dubai Eye

Business Breakfast