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New recycling centre opens in Dubai

A new solar-powered recycling centre is now operational in Dubai’s Al Tawar-2 area. It’s the 11th such facility in the emirate, run by Dubai Municipality, and is in line with efforts to recycle 75% of the waste that usually goes into landfill. The centres include coloured containers to separate paper, ...

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Saudi and WHO sign agreement to tackle cholera in Yemen

Saudi Arabia and the World Health Organisation have signed an agreement to combat cholera in Yemen, with an AED30 million contract. The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre signed on with the programme which will help those affected in Yemen. According to the Saudi Press Agency, the move follows ...

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ShareTheMeal App to help residents donate during Ramadan

ShareTheMeal app is helping UAE residents with charitable giving during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The app, which is the official app of the United Nations World Food Programme, has launched two campaigns – to help prevent famine in Yemen and to support Syrian refugee children, and children in need ...

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UAE flies 90 tonnes of aid to Uganda

The UAE has helped fly 90 tonnes of humanitarian aid to help South Sudan refugees this week. Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE provided his Boeing 747B to transport the aid from International Humanitarian City. The shipment was ...

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