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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 24/06/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The initiative is the first of its kind to bring relief to those who have fled the western region of waziristan where military operations have started.

food baskets to be distributed among 50000 families

the administration of the uae project to assist pakistan (uae pap) has begun implementing the directives of the president his highness shaikh khalifa bin zayed al nahyan to provide urgent humanitarian aid and food supplies valued at2.5 million to 50000 displaced families in camps in bannu district of pakistan.

the initiative is the first of its kind to bring relief to those who have fled the western region of waziristan where military operations have started. it is reported that more than 400000 people fleeing violence in the region arrived in bannu last week.

the first uae humanitarian aid convoy is due to leave islamabad today to reach the families tomorrow before the start of the holy month of ramadan. the project’s administration said the aid comes as part of the generous initiatives of the president and his continuous efforts to help the poor and needy and provide them with a respectable and decent life.

the uae pap said that 3550 tonnes of food rations will be distributed in the form of 71kg food baskets each containing various food products such as flour rice dates sugar salt lentils oil and tea sufficient for one person. these aid baskets will be delivered to help protect the people from hunger and malnutrition in the immediate future.

the uae pap has distributed 103000 food baskets since 2012 valued at 5.520 million to displaced families in various districts across the country.


 


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