The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has introduced plans to ship 200 tons of dates to earthquake-hit areas of Türkiye and Syria in the course of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan.
The primary UAE aircraft carrying 28 tons dates that will probably be distributed within the provinces affected by the Kahramanmaraş-centered earthquakes arrived at Gaziantep Airport, learn the assertion issued by UAE Embassy in Ankara.
The assertion additional learn that the distribution will start within the areas affected by the earthquake within the month of Ramadan after the transportation of dates introduced from the UAE is accomplished. The dates are being saved within the warehouses in the intervening time.
In a bid to offer aid to the flood victims, the “Yiğit Süvari 2” operation was launched upon the request of UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Feb. 7.
Devastating earthquakes jolted the southern area of Türkiye and northwestern Syria on Feb. 6 and claimed over 48,000 lives.
The variety of planes despatched from the UAE carrying aid provides for earthquake victims in Türkiye and Syria elevated to 223, with 7,176 tons of humanitarian assist supplies dispatched to the quake-hit area to date, learn the assertion shared on the UAE Ministry of Protection’s Twitter account.