UAE sends aid to Mauritania in fight against COVID-19

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The United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing 18 metric tons of medical and food supplies to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

It will help bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The aid will assist approximately 14,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus.

On April 19, the UAE sent a plane carrying 18 metric tons of medical and food aid to Mauritania, benefitting approximately 10,000 healthcare workers.

To date, the UAE has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by providing over 730 metric tons of aid to 64 countries in need, supporting more than 730,000 medical professionals in the process.

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