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How to donate in the UAE for famine-hit Somalis

Every dirham counts for the victims of the devastating famine in the Somalia and the rest of Horn of Africa. Use the resources listed below to make a donation from the UAE:

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A doctor examines Minhaj Gedi Farah (left), a seven-month-old Somali child with a weight of 3.4kg, in a field hospital in the town of Dadaab, Kenya, on July 26, 2011. Minhaj is seen on August 6, 2011 (right), after receiving the treatment. His condition drastically improved since his arrival and his current weight is 3.8 kilos
  • Dubai Islamic Bank: account 001-520-6066666-01
  • Dar Al Bir Society: At branches and stands in malls
  • Sharjah Charity Association: SMS 6212 to donate Dh20,
    and 6215 to donate Dh100.
  • Red Crescent Authority:


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