Dubai: Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of International Affairs and Worldwide Cooperation and Chairman of the Supreme Nationwide Committee for Volunteerism throughout Crises, chaired the assembly of the committee held remotely by way of video conferencing.
In the course of the assembly, Sheikh Abdullah pressured the significance of diversifying the volunteering actions of the nationwide marketing campaign, titled, “volunteers.ae,” and deal with the challenges going through the Emirati group, each residents and residents.
He additionally directed everybody concerned to draw extra volunteers from completely different backgrounds, cultures and nationalities to mirror the UAE’s group, noting that the work of the committee is principally related to the efforts of the Nationwide Emergency Disaster and Disasters Administration Authority, NCEMA.
Sheikh Abdullah highlighted the significance of benefitting from the UAE’s experiences and classes, to assist future generations to be prepared and succesful to deal with their challenges, as per the directives of the nation’s management, stressing his private assist and that of the committee’s members if required.
A group from the marketing campaign defined the progress of their work, supervised by the committee, within the presence of committee members Hessa Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Group Improvement; Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State; Ohoud bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing; Dr. Mogheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of the Division of Group Improvement-Abu Dhabi; Mohamed Abdulla Al Junaibi, Head of Presidential Protocol on the Ministry of Presidential Affairs; Abdulla bin Touq , Secretary-Basic of the Cupboard, and Obaid Al Hassan Al Shamsi, Director-Basic of NCEMA.
In the course of the assembly, Dr. Al Jaber famous the work of the Abu Dhabi Nationwide Oil Firm, ADNOC, “Digital Council,” which held 58 distant conferences till the top of June 2020, underneath the umbrella of the marketing campaign.
Al Roumi introduced the “Happiness and Wellbeing Psychological Assist Line,” “800HOPE,” obtainable on cellphone or WhatsApp, including that since its launch in 19th Could, 2020, the road has acquired greater than 1,000 calls from varied segments of the group.
The group concerned contains volunteers and psychological specialists, and it’s at present being enlarged to deal with a rising variety of calls and supply the mandatory assist.
Al Shamsi introduced the most recent developments to the marketing campaign’s initiatives, that are being supervised by the committee, including that for the reason that launch of the marketing campaign in April 2020 as much as 30th June , it has attracted 21,847 volunteers from 134 nationalities from across the UAE, together with 6,980 residents and 14,867 residents whereas providing 185 volunteer alternatives, together with 150 area alternatives and 35 digital alternatives. 7,105 out of them have been volunteers from frontline well being staff combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheikh Abdullah then invited a bunch of nationwide volunteers concerned within the marketing campaign to take part within the assembly, and he was briefed in regards to the nature of their duties and function within the area.
The volunteers thanked Sheikh Abdullah for giving them their alternative and expressed their satisfaction at collaborating within the marketing campaign and serving their nation.
Throughout his dialog with the volunteers, Sheikh Abdullah stated, “On behalf of the committee’s members and myself, I thanks in your vital efforts, time, persistence and initiative to hitch the marketing campaign in such dire situations. You will have introduced one of many noblest actions to your nation, households and group, and phrases can not categorical how a lot we thanks.”
Those that want to be part of the marketing campaign can go to its web site www.volunteers.ae, or contact : VOLAE 800 (80086523) or email@example.com