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Sunday, September 6, 2015

Somaliland - Khalifa Foundation concludes aid campaign in Hargeisa

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation concludes aid campaign in Hargeisa



HARGEISA, 6th September, 2015 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has concluded its humanitarian aid campaign in the city of Hargeisa in Somaliland, after distributing thousands of food packages to families affected by the drought in many of the country's coastal and mountainous areas.

A spokesperson from the organisation said that the humanitarian campaign was organised in implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the follow-up of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation.

The spokesperson said that a team from the foundation visited affected areas to assess the severe damage caused to the lands, farms, crops and the cattle of many Somaliland families, and in collaboration with the concerned authorities in Hargeisa, went on to provide thousands of food baskets as part of efforts to alleviate their hardship.


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