With a total aid of 11,156 tons of food, medicines and medical supplies

«The gallant knight 2». 100 Days of Humanitarian Giving in Syria

Operation "Gallant Knight 2" is one of the forms of support for our brothers in Syria and Turkey. WAM

Operation "Gallant Knight 2", launched by the Joint Operations Command at the Ministry of Defense, yesterday completed 100 days of giving and continuous support to the Syrian Arab Republic as a result of the earthquake that occurred on February 6, during which 181 aircraft loaded with 5727 tons and three ships loaded with 5429 tons were flown, with a total assistance of 11,156 tons of basic foodstuffs, medicines and medical supplies.

With the February 6 earthquake, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan directed the Joint Operations Command to launch Operation Gallant Knight 2 to support the brotherly Syrian people, to provide relief and support to those affected, and the operation comes as an embodiment of the UAE's prominent humanitarian approach and the directives of its wise leadership in supporting brothers and friends in Syria and Turkey.

The operation began with the movement of the UAE search and rescue team to search for survivors under the rubble of falling buildings, and the working hours in the search and rescue operations had lasted about 240 hours with the participation of approximately 42 people in the operations, after which the UAE donated search and rescue equipment used in rescue operations to the Syrian Civil Defense, in addition to training members of the Civil Defense Directorate in Latakia.

The "Jusoor Al Khair" campaign was launched under the leadership of the Emirates Red Crescent and with the participation of more than 16 UAE donors, and the Emirates Red Crescent played the largest role in distributing food parcels to those affected, providing them with basic needs, supporting hospitals with medicines, in addition to establishing a temporary shelter camp for those affected by the earthquake that includes 50 tents, accommodating 300 people equipped with beds, blankets, solar lighting and food parcels, in order to secure the necessary shelter for the afflicted and affected by the earthquake in Syria.

The medical delegation accompanying the Red Crescent delegation handed over medical supplies and medicines to the Syrian Ministry of Health, which is an extension of previous medical shipments to support the medical sector in Syria, and the UAE also donated to Syria 10 ambulances equipped with the latest technical devices to enhance the services provided to those affected, as well as providing medical supplies to a number of hospitals, including the Maternity and Children's Hospital in Latakia.

On March 5, a gradual return to Syrian schools, despite the fact that most of them are used as shelters, began and Crescent teams began distributing more than 10,<> school bags and stationery to Syrian governorates.

Several within the framework of the UAE's continuous humanitarian and relief efforts to alleviate the suffering of the affected families, and to stand by the brothers in their current circumstances.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, directed the allocation of 20 million dirhams to implement Ramadan programs in Syria, by the holy month of Ramadan, and the Crescent began implementing Ramadan initiatives targeting nearly 160,<> families, whether affected by the earthquake or others, in several areas in Syria.

In addition, 2700,19371 meals were distributed on a daily basis throughout the month of Ramadan in four Syrian governorates (Latakia, Aleppo, Hama, Homs), and Mir Ramadan (96,<> parcels) were distributed, benefiting <>,<> people.

855 people in Latakia governorate, in addition to 4000,500 bags per day for a month Ramadan benefiting 4290,17160 people, 20,<> families were supported from the Eid clothing initiative in four governorates, benefiting <>,<> Syrians, and allocating <>,<> bags of rice and flour as fasting distributed to four Syrian governorates.

The Emirates Red Crescent Authority also announced the start of a project to equip 1000,65 "prefabricated" housing units at a cost of 6 million dirhams, with the aim of sheltering Syrian families affected by the February 6000 earthquake, and the "prefabricated" units can accommodate <>,<> people.

In addition to the launch of the "Your Doctor in Your Home" initiative, which is a medical convoy in Latakia Governorate that included four medical specialties "women, children, general, and internal" that benefited more than 800 elderly people, women and children, and the total number of beneficiaries of humanitarian, medical and therapeutic assistance reached about 1100,6000 families with a total of 300,157 people, including 785 beneficiaries of urgent medical cases, and more than <>,<> food parcels were distributed with a total of <>,<> beneficiaries.

Operation "The Gallant Knight 2" is one of the forms of support for brothers in Syria and Turkey, with the participation of the armed forces, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and the Emirates Red Crescent.

• During the "Gallant Knight 2", 181 aircraft loaded with 5727 tons and 3 ships loaded with 5429 tons were flown.

• Operation "Gallant Knight 2", one of the forms of support for brothers in the Syrian Arab Republic and the Republic of Turkey.