UAE sends tons of food aid to Ukrainian refugees in Bulgaria


The UAE has dispatched a plane carrying 52 metric tons of food supplies for Ukrainian refugees in Bulgaria, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported on Thursday.

The aid comes as part of the country’s efforts “to alleviate the humanitarian impact faced by Ukrainian refugees” in nearby countries.

There are currently over 90,000 Ukraine refugees in Bulgaria.

Earlier this month, the UAE sent a plane carrying 27 tons of food and medical supplies to Ukrainian refugees in Poland.

Since the outset of the war in Ukraine, the country has dispatched six planes to Poland and Moldova, carrying 156 tons of food and medical aid and ambulances, as part of a US$5m donation. (Source: Arab News)