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12:00 AM, June 03, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:38 AM, June 03, 2019

Rohingya Crisis

Emirates Red Crescent raises $18m

A weeklong fundraising campaign launched by Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has raised nearly US $18 million (AED 65 million) to support Rohingyas in Bangladesh.

ERC launched the campaign as per directives of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to provide over a million displaced refugees with food, medical assistance, clean water, education and housing, reported Gulf News.

The campaign will bring all units of ERC together in a single team to better coordinate the efforts.

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