July 20, 2024

SPA, DUBAI: UAE charities distributed school kits to students affected by the floods in Sudan, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.

Students in Omdurman city of Khartoum received school bags and stationery in time for the opening of a new academic year on Sept. 18, and amid the floods that damaged a third of Sudan’s schools.

The distribution was part of a $6 million relief campaign that the UAE has launched to support people affected by the floods, which killed over 100 people and affected around 278,500 more.

The UAE has earlier opened an air bridge to deliver large quantities of aid to Sudan.

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