RCA sends planeload of relief materials to displaced Syrians in Jordan

Abu Dhabi: In keeping with the directives of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the Women’s General Union, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation and Head of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, a plane carrying relief materials left Abu Dhabi today to Jordan.

The materials will be distributed by the UAE Red Crescent Authority to the displaced Syrian citizens in Jordan.

The plane carries 45 tonnes of clothes and other materials to assist Syrian families displaced from cities of Hasaka, Aleppo, Hama and the villages on the borders with Jordan.

The RCA, Etihad Airways and the ‘Emirati Helping Hands’ Initiative joined efforts to transport over 140 tonnes of aid and relief materials to Amman. The materials will be transported by land from Amman to the Emirati – Jordanian Field Hospital in Al Mafraq area.

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