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How are UAE initiatives helping low-income families admits pandemic?

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Charitable initiatives have been launched at the federal level of government in the United Arab Emirates, to support the population of 9.6 million people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Added on the 22/05/2020 19:00:02 - Copyright : Euronews EN

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