The updated report of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on the «Emirates humanitarian efforts and assistance to combat the virus« Covid 19 »confirmed that the medical supplies provided by the UAE to countries affected by the new coronavirus since its spread in Wuhan, China amounted to 730 tons of medical supplies, from protective vests Surgical masks, disinfectants, lotions, gloves and masks included 64 countries around the world, and more than 730,000 medical, nursing and technical personnel benefited from them.
Since the outbreak of the new Corona pandemic, the UAE has committed itself to its humanitarian role in such crises, even in light of the major challenges of the disease and the serious repercussions of the epidemic that has so far killed more than 407,000 people around the world and infected more than 7.2 million others.
The report pointed out that the UAE, in cooperation with Etihad Airways and the Embassy of the United States of America to the country, worked to return 25 American citizens to their country who were unable to travel due to the outbreak of the new Corona virus “Covid-19”. His Excellency Mike Pompeo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, conveyed to him a message of support and solidarity from His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
The UAE embassy in Washington was one of the first donors to the National Center for Pediatrics, which launched the first test site for children and young patients infected with the emerging coronavirus in Washington. The UAE is also providing philanthropic support to the global central kitchen of Chef Jose Andres, who distributes 50,000 fresh meals to needy communities, and the UAE embassy supports the “The Fayed” organization, an organization that distributes meals to health care workers and the markets of “Good Food” Markets », which provides grocery services to people in need in Washington.
The report stated that the United Arab Emirates has provided 200,000 test kits valued at $ 20 million (73.5 million dirhams) to one of the largest centers for the emergence of the Corona virus in Las Vegas, Nevada, under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces , To examine thousands of Nevada residents.
According to the report, the UAE has turned «Excel London», which is the largest exhibition and conference center in the British capital, into an emergency field hospital for the treatment of patients with «Covid 19», which was called Nightingale NHS Hospital, to accommodate 4000 beds and be able to provide a group Comprehensive medical support facilities for people living with HIV.
On April 5, the UAE facilitated the return of 345 British tourists who were on a visit to the country. The UK’s ambassador to the UAE, Patrick Moody, said in this regard: “I extend my sincere thanks to the UAE, which helped in achieving this.
On April 30th, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, “may God bless him”, ordered a shipment of urgent aid including 60 tons of personal protective equipment and medical equipment to the National Health Services Authority to enhance its efforts in Facing the new Corona Virus pandemic, and on June 5, the UAE sent aid containing 6.6 tons of raw materials to the United Kingdom to be able to produce millions of personal protective equipment.
According to the report, after the outbreak of the “Covid 19” virus for the first time in Wuhan, the UAE provided about 20 tons of medical supplies, including face masks and gloves to China, and on January 26, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan tweeted, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Twitter, saying: “We are following with interest the efforts of the Chinese government to contain the spread of the Corona virus, and we are confident of the friendly China’s ability to overcome this crisis, and that the UAE and within its humanitarian approach are ready to provide all forms of support to China And cooperate with the international community to tackle this virus. ”
On March 4, in the framework of the Emirates Homeland Humanity initiative, the UAE evacuated 215 people of different nationalities from the Chinese province of Hubei to the Emirates Humanitarian City in Abu Dhabi, where they received the necessary medical care.
The UAE sent a plane that carried 5.7 tons of medical supplies, in cooperation with the World Health Organization, in addition to five WHO experts to Iran on March 3 to help 15,000 health care workers and another 100,000 people, and His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan confirmed The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in a call with the Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on March 15, the Emirates support to the Iranian people in facing this crisis, and the second supplies of medical equipment were launched to Iran on March 17, where the UAE sent more than 33 tons of Biomedical supplies, including gloves and surgical masks, as well as other protective equipment to assist 33,000 health care workers.
As part of its ongoing humanitarian efforts to reduce the effects of the Corona virus globally, on March 19, the UAE contributed to the evacuation of 80 South Korean nationals, including 6 who hold Iranian citizenship from his families. The evacuation process was carried out by transporting South Korean passengers from Tehran to On board a chartered plane to Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, and then they were transported on an Asiana Airlines plane to Incheon International Airport, in coordination with all the competent authorities and the General Authority of Civil Aviation.
The report pointed out that the UAE provided medical assistance amounting to 13 tons, including face masks, in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that occurred on March 22, and has been described as the strongest to hit the country in 140 years.
According to the updated Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation report, the UAE donated 13 tons of medical supplies to the Seychelles government to help it fight the Covid-19 virus, and a shipment of humanitarian aid arrived on March 25 that included protective supplies and equipment such as gloves, masks and other medical supplies.
The UAE also donated 13 tons of medical supplies to Greece on March 26, which included special protective caps, medical gloves and disinfectants. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in a statement: “Greece has strong and friendly relations with the UAE, and solidarity with our allies is evident during these times. The Difficult – This is evidenced by the delivery of valuable medical supplies. ”
The report indicated that the UAE sent an aid plane containing 8 tons of medical supplies to the Republic of Uzbekistan on March 28, to support the country in curbing the spread of the new Corona virus (Covid 19), which will benefit about 8,000 health care workers to enhance their efforts in The spread of the virus is contained, and on May 5, the UAE sent an additional 5 tons of aid to Uzbekistan to help 5,000 medical workers.
On March 29, the UAE passed medical equipment and supplies to Kuala Lumpur. His Excellency Hisham El-Din Hussein, the Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Khaled Al-Ghaith, UAE Ambassador to Malaysia, met to exchange talks on best practices in the field of dealing with this epidemic.
On the same day, March 29, the UAE donated 20 tons of medical equipment to Belgrade. The first part of the donation included 13,750 protective suits, 15,000 uniforms for medical personnel, 500,000 gloves, 30,000 shoe protectors, 20,000 masks, and 6,000 disinfectants and was received The shipment is HE Alexander Fulin, Serbian Minister of Defense, HE Zlatibor Luncar, Minister of Health, and Mubarak Saeed Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to Serbia.
The report indicated that the UAE sent an urgent medical aid shipment to Afghanistan containing 20 thousand test units and equipment to examine thousands of people, and on May 22 the UAE sent an aid plane carrying 7 additional tons of medical supplies to Afghanistan to help about 7,000 medical professionals in containing the disease.
Emirates will transfer 500,000 test units from China to Sao Paulo on April 1, and a second plane loaded with medical supplies will be sent back to Brazil.
The UAE delivered a first batch of important medical supplies to Pakistan on April 2, and Hamad Al Zaabi, UAE Ambassador to Medical Pakistan wrote on Twitter: “Our commitment to humanitarian approaches and principles is to help people in this delicate circumstance.
On April 5, the second batch of 11 tons of medical supplies arrived in Islamabad, and on April 28, the UAE sent an additional 14 tons of medical and food supplies to Pakistan, benefiting 7,000 healthcare professionals.
An Emirati plane carrying 13 tons of various medical and preventive supplies was also sent to Italy, for the benefit of about 13,000 medical workers, to support it in the face of the new Corona virus.
An Emirati plane carrying 13 tons of various medical and preventive supplies was sent to Kazakhstan, to benefit about 13,000 medical workers, in support of them in the face of the “Covid 19” virus.
The report pointed out that an Emirati plane carrying 10 tons of various medical and preventive supplies was sent to Colombia, for the benefit of about 10 thousand medical workers, to help them confront the emerging Corona virus, and the plane also returned 63 Colombian citizens to their country.
The UAE sent 13 tons of medical aid to Ukraine on April 10 to support more than 13,000 healthcare professionals, and 113 Ukrainian citizens returned from the UAE to their country.
His Excellency Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State, and Emil Karanikulov, the Bulgarian Minister of Economy met on April 12, to discuss bilateral cooperation between the UAE and Bulgaria in light of the challenges facing the world due to the spread of the “Covid 19” epidemic. Goods were also exchanged between the two countries to enhance joint efforts Against the virus.
An Emirati aid plane carrying 33 tons of medical supplies was sent to Ethiopia on April 13, to assist more than 33,000 healthcare professionals, and the plane transported 15 tons from the UAE to Ethiopia, as well as 3 tons from the country to the African Union and 15 A tonne of the World Health Organization to help Ethiopia and 30 other African countries fight the new Corona epidemic, and on May 6, the UAE sent an additional shipment of aid to Ethiopia to help thousands of medical professionals.
The UAE has sent 3 tons of aid to the African Union, as well as contributed to the transfer of 15 tons of aid provided by the World Health Organization to strengthen the efforts of more than 30 African countries to combat the “Covid 19” pandemic.
According to the report, the UAE sent an aid plane carrying 6 tons of medical supplies to Cyprus on April 13, which will benefit about 6000 health care workers to help them fight the Corona epidemic.
The UAE, in cooperation with the World Health Organization, sent an aid plane carrying about 27 tons of medical supplies to Somalia on April 14 and it consisted of 7 tons from the UAE and 20 tons from the World Health Organization, benefiting about 27,000 health care workers to combat The epidemic.
The UAE sent a plane carrying 18 tons of medical and food supplies to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on April 19, to benefit about 10 thousand medical workers. On June 6, the UAE sent an aid plane containing 18 tons of medical and food aid to Mauritania , Benefited about 14 thousand medical professionals.
On April 20, the UAE sent an aid plane containing 7 tons of medical supplies to the Republic of South Africa to support it in limiting the spread of the new Corona virus, and about 7,000 health care workers benefit from it to enhance their efforts to contain the spread of the virus.
The UAE also flew an aid plane containing 7 tons of medical supplies to the sisterly Republic of Sudan on April 22, to support the country in curbing the spread of the “Covid 19” Corona virus, to benefit about 7,000 health care workers to enhance their efforts to contain the spread of The virus, on May 29, the UAE sent 11 additional tons of medical supplies to Sudan.
The United Arab Emirates sent a plane carrying 7 tons of medical supplies to Kyrgyzstan on April 23, to support the country in curbing the spread of the new Corona virus and benefiting about 7,000 health-care workers to enhance their efforts to contain the spread of the virus.
The UAE sent an aid plane containing 7 tons of medical supplies to Armenia on April 27, to support the country in limiting the spread of the virus and about 7,000 health care workers will benefit from it to enhance their efforts to contain the spread of the virus.
Recently, the UAE sent an aid plane containing 20 tons of medical supplies to Indonesia on April 27, 7 tons of medical supplies to Nepal, 7 tons to the Philippines, 7 tons to Bangladesh, 7 tons of medical aid to India and 5 tons to Botswana.
The UAE also sent an aid plane containing 7 tons of medical supplies to Kenya on May 4, and on the same day it sent an aid plane containing 7 tons of medical supplies to Guinyan and on May 6 an aid plane containing 7.7 tons of medical supplies to Zimbabwe and on May 10 An aid plane containing 6 tons of medical supplies ran to Niger, 6 tons of medical supplies and examination devices to the Republic of Mali and 7 tons of medical supplies to Sierra Leone, and on May 12, the United Arab Emirates sent 7 tons of medical supplies to Belarus, 7 tons From medical supplies to Montenegro on May 13, 7 tons to Romania on May 14, and 7 tons to medical supplies to Albania on May 15.
While the United Nations facilitated the delivery of 16 tons of urgent medical supplies provided by the UAE on May 19, to enhance the efforts of the occupied Palestinian territories to contain the epidemic, the United Arab Emirates also sent 4 tons of medical supplies to Gambia on May 20, and 7 tons to the United Moon in 21 May, 6 tons of medical supplies to the Democratic Republic of the Congo on May 25, 10 tons of medical supplies to Tajikistan and 6 tons of medical supplies to Iraqi Kurdistan on May 28.
During the month of June, the UAE sent 8 tons of medical supplies to Russian Grozny on June 2, and on June 3, the UAE sent 9 tons of medical supplies to Dagestan, Russia, to help about 9,000 medical professionals and 9 tons of medical supplies to Madagascar in June 3, and 8 tons of medical supplies on June 4 to Cuba.