ERC to look after families of Covid-19 deceased

By Eudore R. Chand

ABU DHABI 19 April 2020: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has announced that it would be a patron and provide care to the families of Covid-19 deceased from all nationalities.

The gesture which is part of the country’s initiative “You are among your Families” includes several vital steps and enhances the philanthropic organisation’s programmes in the social services field.

Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, ERC Secretary-General, said that the initiative mirrors ERC’s keenness to express solace to families that have lost one of its members due to Covid-19 and alleviate its humanitarian repercussions and negative impacts on their lives, said Wam..

He also indicated that the ERC will provide everything that these families need and contribute to enhancing their ability to overcome the ordeal of losing a loved one.

Al Falahi noted that the organisation has begun implementing the procedures, in cooperation with the competent authorities nationwide, by identifying the victims and deceased numbers, communicate with their families, study their social conditions, and identify their needs in the living, health and education fields.

He also indicated that the authority will spare no effort to achieve its humanitarian objectives in this regard.

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