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UK, Norway pledge extra $2.9bn for Syrians

Britain and Norway pledged on Thursday to spend an additional $2.9 billion in aid for Syrians by 2020, seeking to build momentum for a donor conference that the UN hopes will raise more than $7 billion for this year alone. With Sy

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UK, Norway pledge extra $2.9bn for Syrians

Britain and Norway pledged on Thursday to spend an additional $2.9 billion in aid for Syrians by 2020, seeking to build momentum for a donor conference that the UN hopes will raise more than $7 billion for this year alone. With Sy

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UN's humanitarian funding gap in focus

The UAE hosted a high-level United Nations delegation headed by Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the launch of a special report on humanitarian aid activities around the world.   Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Mak

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Egypt expects $1.5bn in aid by year-end

Egypt expects to receive $1.5 billion from the World Bank and African Development Bank by year-end to support the budget and could discuss potential IMF financing once parliament convenes, International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr said.

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UAE aid worldwide tops $47bn in 44 years

The value of developmental, humanitarian, and charity aid extended by the UAE from 1971 to 2014 stands at Dh174 billion ($47.36 billion), covering 21 sectors in 178 countries worldwide, according to a new report. These statistics

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Community aid vow for quake-hit in Pakistan

Pakistani diplomats and community leaders have joined forces to support their nationals living in Bahrain whose families have been affected by a powerful earthquake. There are around 15,000 Pakistanis from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province

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Hi-tech aid for Gulf Air pilots

New technology that provides pilots with real-time access to all operational information, weather and other data using an iPad has been introduced by Gulf Air. The new generation iPad Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) support paperless operations

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UAE's aid to combat polio exceeds $29m

The value of foreign aid provided by UAE to combat polio during the past two years has exceeded Dh110 million ($29.9 million), according to Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development and  he

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UAE Water Aid Foundation kicks-off 6 projects

The UAE Water Aid Foundation has started six projects to provide safe drinking water in five countries.    The projects implement the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al

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UN to set up inspection regime to ease goods into Yemen

The United Nations has announced that it will set up an inspection regime to increase the flow of goods into Yemen, where the humanitarian situation has been deteriorating due to a Saudi-led coalition's military campaign against Houthi reb

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