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Sheikh Mohammed sends 30 tons of medical equipment and aid to Lebanon


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Some 30 tons of medical equipment have been sent by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to Beirut, Lebanon after it experienced a deadly explosion yesterday that kills at least a hundred of innocent lives. 

According to the International Humanitarian City (IHC) in Dubai, a 747 jumbo jet has carried the approximately 30 tons of aid relief, including trauma kits, surgical supplies, and personal protection equipment (PPEs), provided by the World Health Organization and the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC), from their stocks IHC in Dubai. 

“His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, ordered the aid to be sent immediately on his personal aircraft in response to the devastating blast which rocked Beirut yesterday,” Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for the Supervision of IHC, said. 

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