Tuesday, 5 March 2013

2,600 tonnes of aid delivered to Myanmar Muslims

Source Gulfnews, 4 Mar

Burma: The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation (KZHF) has distributed another 2,600 tonnes of food aid to Myanmar Muslims, completing its third and last phase of the urgent aid totalling 5,200 tonnes of relief items among 850,000 beneficiaries.

As per directives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the assistance was purchased from the local markets of Myanmar in cooperation and coordination with the Embassy of Kuwait to be shipped by sea to "Rakhine (Arakan)" for distribution among the affectees there.

The aid included basic food items in addition to the distribution of clothes among men, women and children in order to alleviate their sufferings, injustice and persecution they have suffered from.

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