Wed 18-10-2017 17:18 PM

ERC aims to enhance local humanitarian programmes

ABU DHABI, 18th October, 2017 (WAM) -- Rashid Mubarak Al Mansouri, Deputy Secretary-General for Local Affairs at the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, highlighted the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the ERC, to continue providing humanitarian aid, through the ERC’s ten branches inside the country, for specific segments of the local community.

Al Mansouri added that the administrations of the ERC’s local humanitarian aid branches are currently working on achieving progress in their level of services provided to those in need, patients, orphans, poor students and vulnerable families on a local level, to promote the role of the ERC within the country.

His statement came during the third meeting of the 'Supreme Committee for Local Aid' that was recently held at the ERC branch in Abu Dhabi. The meeting was chaired by Al Mansouri and was attended by members of the committee and ERC branch directors across the UAE, as well as directors of local humanitarian aid programmes, volunteers and the ERC’s finance administration.

During the meeting, the participants reviewed the organisation’s 2017 third-quarter aid report, as well as the suggestions of branch directors, to realise the ERC’s local goals and plan and implement the programmes required by its beneficiary categories around the country.


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