RCA’s delegation leaves for Mauritius to implement 2nd phase of Clothe One Million Children Campaign

WAM DUBAI, 28th October, 2013 (WAM) — A delegation the U.A.E. Red Crescent Authority is today heading to Mauritius for the implementation of the second phase of the campaign of U.A.E. Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to Clothe One Million Underprivileged Children.

In a statement to the Emirates News Agency, WAM, Hamaid Rashid Al Shamsi, Director of the U.A.E. Red Crescent Department of Relief and Emergency, commended the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and the follow up of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the U.A.E. Red Crescent Authority.

Al Shamsi said that in the framework of the campaign, 50,000 items of clothing will be distributed to children in co-operation with the Mauritius Red Cross, under the auspices of the Embassy of the U.A.E..

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has directed that there be an increase the number of beneficiaries of the campaign after it exceeded its original target of getting clothing for one million, so as to ensure that the clothes will reach the largest possible number of disadvantaged children around the world.

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