The Emirates sends 3 planes with a field hospital and medical supplies to help the victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan

The UAE has sent three planes with an integrated 75-bed field hospital in an area of ​​1,000 square meters and two operating theaters equipped with the latest medical equipment and devices to provide assistance to the victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan, as part of the airlift for emergency aid that the state continues to operate to support the humanitarian situation and help those affected by the earthquake’s aftermath.

The UAE also sent 16 tons of medical supplies and equipment and a medical team to operate the hospital and provide emergency medical services to those affected.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the state, ‘may God protect him’, had ordered urgent assistance to those affected by the earthquake in Afghanistan.

UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan Issa Salem Al Dhaheri said the dispatch of the field hospital and medical assistance is part of supporting efforts to quickly respond to medical emergencies for those affected by the earthquake in Afghanistan, and to contribute to alleviating the suffering of those affected and improving their health.

He stressed that sending medical equipment and a specialized medical team is within the scope of the UAE’s willingness to provide all necessary requirements to be able to operate the field hospital as soon as possible to support the medical efforts resulting from the impact of the earthquake and the presence of a large number of injured people who need rapid medical intervention and follow-up of their sick cases.

He pointed out that the UAE recently sent an aid plane with 30 tons of urgent food inside the emergency airlift for the victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan to support the humanitarian situation and help fill the food shortage for a large part of the families those affected by the earthquake, especially children and women.

The UAE was keen to diversify its emergency assistance to earthquake victims with food, as well as various medical assistance, as part of its willingness to contribute effectively to international efforts to mitigate the effects of the earthquake in Afghanistan.

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