UAE sends aid to families in-need in Syria


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.

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