WAM Abu Dhabi, Sep 19th, 2012 (WAM) — The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Humanitarian Foundation (KZHF) has concluded the first phase of emergency relief
project for Rohingya Muslims and has provided in-kind assistance to around
200,000 affected people in Myanmar’s Arakan state.
The project was
launched under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed
Al Nahyan to provide emergency aid to the displaced Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar
in the wake of the bloody atrocities against them.
During the first
phase, KZHF’s bought three ambulance vehicles in addition to 1300 tons of basic
relief items from the local market and shipped by sea to “Arakan” in Myanmar.
Mohammed Haji Al Khouri, the Director-General of the foundation
announced the completion of the first phase of the relief project.
also noted that KZHF was one of the first humanitarian organizations responding
to the tragedy of Rohingya Muslims in Arakan since the early hours of the
disaster. The UAE President had issued orders to provide humanitarian assistance
for those affected by the events to alleviate their suffering.