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Video: UAE distributes 30m meals in Egypt as part of 100m meals campaign


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Over 504,000 beneficiaries throughout Egypt obtained parcels of easy-to-store meals objects to maintain them for one month. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: A complete of 30 million meals had been distributed to low-income households and underprivileged communities in Egypt, as part of the UAE’s international ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) introduced on Monday.

Over 504,000 beneficiaries throughout Egypt obtained parcels of easy-to-store meals objects, together with flour, sugar, rice and cooking oil to maintain them for one month. The distribution of meals parcels was made attainable in partnership with the Food Banking Regional Network, 928 native humanitarian organisations and Egypt Food Bank.

Battling starvation and malnutrition

Sara Al Nuaimi

Sara Al Nuaimi, MBRGI Director, stated: “In Egypt, humanitarian and social institutions worked together with relevant authorities and charities in an integrated network to ensure food aid reached a wide scope of beneficiaries. Our collaboration enabled us to utilise the Food Banking Regional Network’s established field and logistics operations to ensure swift delivery of food parcels to those in need.”

Double the goal

Launched in Ramadan 2021, the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign, organised by MBRGI, concluded in May after amassing greater than double its focused donations to supply 216 million meals throughout 30 nations in 4 continents.

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Launched in Ramadan 2021, the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign, organised by MBRGI, concluded in May after amassing greater than double its focused donations. Image Credit: Supplied

The MBRGI has been collaborating with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment, UN World Food Programme, Food Banking Regional Network, and native humanitarian and charity organisations in beneficiary nations to make sure swift and wide-reaching supply of meals help to deprived people and households. Beneficiaries had been focused based mostly on the databases of native charity organisations. Food help distribution continues to be underway in a number of nations the world over.

Model for humanitarian work

Dr. Moez El Shohdi

Dr. Moez El Shohdi, founder and CEO of the Food Banking Regional Network, an umbrella community of meals banks in 104 nations, famous: “The ‘100 Million Meals’ targets people in dire need and serves as a model for cross-border collaboration. The campaign is reaching individuals and families most impacted by hunger and malnutrition, which today affects more than 821 million across the globe. Our regional network is prepared to keep up efforts to support the biggest number of beneficiaries,” he added.




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