The UAE organized by the country’s humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), sent 20 ambulances equipped with essential emergency, security and safety equipment to the Gaza Strip.

The shipment of the aid aims to support Gaza’s health sector and improve local humanitarian conditions. The shipment went through the Rafah Border Crossing.

“The UAE always seeks to support the humanitarian efforts to assist the Palestinian people under the current circumstances, which require everyone’s solidarity to enable them to overcome their harsh social conditions, through providing for their needs, especially for women and children,” state news agency Wam reported.

Earlier this month, the UAE sent 960 tonnes of medical aid and food to help 20,000 families in Gaza. Furthermore, a 58,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccines in February and March.

Annie Pangilinan

Chronic Multi-tasker | Born and raised in UAE

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