RCA receives AED 1 million donation for “Our Hearts with the People of Syria” campaign

RCA receives AED 1 million donation for “Our Hearts with the People of Syria” campaign
2014-01-03 15:18:46

WAM ABU DHABI, 3rd January, 2014 (WAM) — The Red Crescent Authority, (RCA) has received a donation of one million dirhams for the campaign “Our Hearts with the people of Syria,” which is organized by the authority for Relief and help of Syrian refugees who are suffering from extreme weather conditions in the neighboring countries of Syria and to alleviate their suffering as a result of the difficult living conditions they are experiencing.

Rashid Mubarak Al-Mansouri, Deputy Secretary-General for local affairs at the RCA received a cheque for AED 1 million from Dr. Qasim al Awm for the Syrian refugees who are living in Lebanon and shelter camps in Jordan.

While receiving the cheque, Al-Mansouri expressed RCA’s thanks and appreciation to Dr. Qasim’s humanitarian initiative especially in response to “Our Hearts with the People of Syria” campaign, that was launched by the RCA in implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support and provide aid for the Syrian refugees.

On his part, Dr. Qasim Al Awm praised the humanitarian and relief efforts of the RCA in order to provide assistance to the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts all over the world, particularly the Syrian refugees.

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