UAE provides aid to those affected by Philippines landslide

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The UAE has distributed food to thousands of people impacted by the heavy rainfall in Davao de Oro Province in the southern Philippines.

Elizalde district suffered floods and a landslide, leading to dozens of deaths, injuries, and missing persons, as well as substantial property damage.

Mohamed Obaid Alqataam Alzaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Philippines, said, “Dispatching food supplies is part of the UAE’s commitment to provide essential relief in times of crisis, particularly natural disasters that result in severe food shortages, and require intervention to support affected citizens.”

He stressed the UAE will continue to provide aid and support to those impacted by the devastating floods in Davao de Oro province, following the directives of the UAE’s leadership to consistently support and provide urgent response to nations during crises and disasters.

Rex Gatchalian, Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Philippines, expressed his appreciation to the UAE for its humanitarian response and solidarity.

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