Coronavirus: UAE delivers more than 14 tonnes of medical aid to Gaza

Essential supplies will be used by thousands of healthcare workers

UAE aid going to Gaza. It was the third batch of aid to be sent to Palestinians from the UAE in the past eight months. ​​​​​​Wam
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The UAE flew more than 14 tonnes of vital medical supplies to Gaza to help medics fight against Covid-19.

The crucial cargo, including test kits, will reach more than 14,000 healthcare workers.

The UAE sent the first shipment of medical aid and supplies in May, which was followed by additional shipments over the past eight months, totalling 22 tonnes of aid to the health sector.

The third plane sent on Wednesday will support the Palestinian people.

As one of the largest donors to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, the UAE has provided more than $187 million from 2015 to 2020 to fund various sectors in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

To date, the UAE has also provided more than 1,675 tonnes of assistance to more than 120 countries, benefiting more than 1.6 million healthcare professionals.