Abu Dhabi (WAM)
Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the ruler in the Al Dhafra region, head of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, the authority launched the “Be their shadow in their heat” initiative to reduce the repercussions of the summer season inside and outside the country. Significantly high temperatures.
At the local level, the initiative pays special attention to the target segments and groups, by providing logistical equipment that protects them from the scorching sun and helps them not to be exposed to any health repercussions resulting from high temperatures, which is the provision of umbrellas for workers, water cooler containers and food heat preservation bags. And because every wet liver has a reward, the initiative also includes watering the birds, and externally the initiative includes digging wells, providing water tanks and vehicles to transport water.
Dr. Muhammad Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary-General of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, stressed that this step is an extension of the qualitative initiatives undertaken by the authority inside and outside the country, and embodies its interest in human life and health, protection from natural factors and their repercussions, and the preservation of human dignity. He explained that the importance of the initiative stems from the fact that it comes In light of a significant increase in global temperatures, as a result of climate change, and the rise in global temperatures that caused the outbreak of forest fires in many countries, and led to great losses of lives and property.
The Secretary-General of the Red Crescent indicated that the authority has completed its arrangements, and taken steps and measures to achieve the goals of the initiative, and to expand the umbrella of beneficiaries at the local and external levels. He added that the initiative would add a new dimension and a qualitative leap in finding water sources in countries that suffer from scarcity in this vital facility, so our National Authority looks forward to the contribution of philanthropists and donors in these vital projects, which are considered one of the most important charitable endowment works, which is the main pillar that The Emirates charitable and humanitarian edifice was established on it, and he stressed that the endowment projects will remain an important tributary to enhance the path of goodness and giving that the country is witnessing.