ERC's second aid plane delivered to Khartoum
A second Emirati aid aircraft arrived in Khartoum yesterday as part of the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) air bridge under the current UAE humanitarian aid program, with relief for those affected by the floods in Sudan.
The plane carried large quantities of medicines, medical and food supplies, and shelter materials. It was received at Khartoum Airport by the UAE Embassy Advisor in Sudan Fadel Al Shamsi, and the ERC delegation headed by Mohammad Salem Al Junaibi, who is currently in Sudan to lead relief operations and oversee the delivery of aid to those in need in several states most affected by the floods, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.
ERC Secretary-General Dr. Mohammed Al Falahi said that the aid has been sent to support the Sudanese people, alleviates their suffering, and enhance their ability to overcome the current disaster, with the directives of His Highness Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the follow-up of His Highness Shaikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the Al Dhafra Region and ERC Chairman.