Second UAE aid ship for Gaza arrives in Egypt's Al Arish port


The second UAE aid ship for Gaza, carrying 4,544 tonnes of humanitarian supplies, has arrived at Egypt's Al Arish port.

It's part of UAE's "Gallant Knight 3" Operation, launched under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support the Palestinian people in the crisis.

Dr. Sultan Al Neyadi, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, inspected the shipment at Al Arish as it was being prepared to enter the Gaza Strip via the Rafah Crossing.

He also visited a number of UAE aid warehouses that stores incoming aid, and affirmed the UAE's efforts to support the Palestinian people during these dire circumstances.

The shipment, which left Fujairah on February 3, carries 4,303 tonnes of food, 154 tonnes of shelter materials, and 87 tonnes of medical aid.

So far, the UAE has transported more than 15,700 tonnes of relief aid via 162 cargo planes.

The country has also set up six water desalination plants, with a capacity of around 1.2 million gallons per day, for the people of Gaza.

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