UAE distributes food parcels in Pakistan
Acting upon the directives of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Directorate of the UAE Project to Help Pakistan in cooperation with the Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation (KZHF) has started distribution of 20,000 food parcels among displaced families in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and in North and South Waziristan Agencies in Pakistan.
The Directorate of the UAE Project supervised the distribution of food aid among the needy families at the camps for the displaced. The field team along with representatives of the provincial authorities, international aid agencies and Pakistan Army participated in the distribution process of food parcels at the Jalozai Camp, considered one the biggest refugee camps in Pakistan with 13,600 displaced families.
He added that the selected foodstuff complies with the latest standards of nutritional value and includes items of daily use like flour, rice, sugar, salt, lentils, cooking oil and tea. The foodstuff has been bought from the local markets in Pakistan in order to activate the local economy and revive the local markets.
He affirmed that the directorate of the project is keen to deliver the assistance on daily basis to beneficiaries at the allocated shelters in the camps in order to facilitate the delivery routes for families who lack wage earners, suffer from injuries and physical disability