Humanitarian assistance provided by the United Arab Emirates for Ukraine
|March 2nd, 2022
|The United Arab Emirates has announced US$5 million in humanitarian assistance to benefit civilians impacted by the situation in Ukraine. The contribution is made to the United Nations’ Humanitarian Flash Appeal and the Regional Refugee Response Plan for Ukraine and is a reflection of the UAE’s emphasis on humanitarian solidarity in conflict settings.
|March 7th, 2022
|The United Arab Emirates sent an aircraft carrying 30 metric tons of emergency health aid and medical supplies, as part of its emergency relief efforts to assist the needy civilians in Ukraine.
|March 17th, 2022
|His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered two emergency humanitarian relief flights to support civilians fleeing the crisis in Ukraine. Under His Highness’s directives, the two flights transporting essential relief departed from Dubai and Sharjah airports.
– Emirates Airlines provided its Boeing 777-ER Cargo plane for the first aid and relief shipment that departed from Dubai for Warsaw in Poland. This aid, which was transported as part of the collective efforts of United Nations organizations, is expected to support around 50,000 beneficiaries.
– Aramex Airline B747F Cargo departed from Sharjah airport for Liege in Belgium carrying an aid consignment from the World Health Organization (WHO), and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. The aid material is expected to benefit around 35,000 people.
|April 3rd, 2022
|The United Arab Emirates has sent a fifth plane carrying 30 metric tons of medical and relief supplies to Ukraine. This comes as part of providing urgent relief support to impacted civilians in Ukraine, and is in response to the international humanitarian appeal to support those who are displaced in Ukraine and the 4 million refugees in neighboring countries.
|April 14th, 2022
|The UAE sent a plane to Warsaw, Poland, carrying 50 tonnes of food items and ambulances with medical equipment as part of an ongoing relief air bridge established in March to meet the humanitarian needs of Ukrainian internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees.