Emirates Red Crescent hands out Eid Al Adha aid to 228,500 people

According to figures released by the ERC, 14,270 sacrificial animals were slaughtered at a cost of Dh5 million, with the meat handed out to 57,140 families, made up of 228,500 people, in 60 countries.

More than 200,000 people benefited from the Emirates Red Crescent’s Al Adha project this year.

According to figures released by the ERC, 14,270 sacrificial animals were slaughtered at a cost of Dh5 million, with the meat handed out to 57,140 families, made up of 228,500 people, in 60 countries. The beneficiaries included needy, displaced people and refugees.

Fahd Abdul Rahman bin Sultan, Deputy Secretary-General for International Aid, ERC, said the authority has expanded the categories of people who receive Eid aid to boost its humanitarian efforts, reported Wam, the state news agency.

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Published: September 19, 2016 04:00 AM

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