An emergency aid flight has been sent to Sudan and South Sudan.
According to the Dubai Media Office, the shipment was approved by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The plane was carrying around 100 metric tonnes of core relief items to assist victims of floods across both countries.
They were stored at UNHCR's Refugees Global Stockpile in Dubai, hosted by the International Humanitarian City (IHC).
An emergency aid flight over the weekend, approved by @HHShkMohd, carried approximately 100 metric tons of core relief to assist victims of floods across Sudan and South Sudan. The aid was stored at UNHCR’s (@Refugees) Global Stockpile in #Dubai hosted by @IHC_UAE. pic.twitter.com/GWbKskx2Pz— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) September 6, 2020