Khalifa Foundation provides winter aid worth AED6 million to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

ABU DHABI, 25th January, 2016 (WAM) — The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation is providing urgent winter aid worth AED6 million to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and the people affected by the cold weather that is currently sweeping the region.

The move follows the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

This aid comes within the framework of the United Arab Emirates’ solidarity with the Syrian people, providing aid to help them face the extreme cold weather. Winter aid includes blankets, clothing and food, which will be purchased from the Lebanese market in coordination with the UAE Embassy in Lebanon.

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