UAE ship sets sail for Gaza carrying over 5,000 tonnes of aid


A UAE aid ship, carrying 5,340 tonnes of humanitarian supplies, is heading to the Egyptian city of Al Arish in preparation for its entry into the Gaza Strip.

The ship, which departed from the Port of Fujairah, is carrying 4,750 tonnes of food and 590 tonnes of shelter materials.

It's the fourth such aid vessel to be dispatched as part of the UAE's Operation 'Chivalrous Knight 3' to support the people of Gaza.

The cargo of the ship was provided by Emirates Red Crescent, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation.

As part of Operation 'Chivalrous Knight 3', the UAE has launched several initiatives, including the establishment of two field hospitals and five automatic bakeries, in addition to six desalination plants that produce 1.2 million gallons of water per day that benefit more than 600,000 people in the Gaza Strip.


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