Khalifa Foundation sends food, medical aid to Sudan


The UAE is stepping up relief efforts to support those fleeing the tribal conflict in Sudan's West Darfur.

The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF) has distributed 380 tonnes of food items and 4.5 tonnes of medicines to the displaced persons in Darfur states.

It's based on the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and follow up of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Presidential Court and Chairman of KF.

In addition to food and medical aid, eight wells (four in East Darfur and four in West Darfur) are being dug to extract potable water.

The food aid included essential items such as rice, flour, sugar, milk, tea and lentils, as well as personal care products.

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