Al Arabiya News supports UAE Water Aid, here is how you can help:

UAE Water Aid will work with the UAE Red Crescent to build more water treatment plants, dig new wells, and water reservoirs throughout the world. (Al Arabiya)

Al Arabiya News, the English language platform of the region’s leading news channel, is backing a UAE nationwide campaign to help prevent deaths globally via securing clean drinking water to more than five million people around the world.

The campaign was launched by Prime Minister of the UAE and Dubai Ruler, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid al-Maktoum, as a charity initiative marking the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

“We are determined to plant a seed of goodness in every place around the world, as the legacy of the UAE to humanity,” he added.

The campaign will work with the UAE Red Crescent to build more water treatment plants, dig new wells, and water reservoirs throughout the world.

Infographic: UAE water aid

Infographic: UAE water aid

Infographic: UAE water aid

“Statistics show that 3.4 million people die every year because they lack clean drinking water,” Sheikh Mohammad said in a comment on Twitter.

Al Arabiya News is supporting the campaign by creating awareness through banners, features and analysis highlighting relating to the water crisis globally.

Speaking about the campaign, Faisal J. Abbas – Editor in Chief of Al Arabiya News commented by saying “We are proud to be doing our bit in helping to create awareness around this noble cause the extremely important issue of water, particularly that this ambitious effort aims to save lives and help needy people regardless of their race, beliefs and color.”

“We just have to remember that every 21 seconds, a child dies from a water-related disease, and as little as Dh25 (less than 7 USD) from any of us can help reverse this, so we urge people give generously”

How to donate through SMS:


Text the word “WATER” to the below numbers (du and etisalat)


8025 for Dh25
8075 for Dh75
8150 for Dh150
8250 for Dh250
8500 for Dh500


For example: If you want to donate Dh150, text “WATER” and send to 8150 (both du and etisalat users).

How to donate through banks:


Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Account Name: UAE Water Aid
Account No: 10010530
IBAN: AE560500000000010010530
Dubai Islamic Bank
Account Name: UAE Water Aid
Account No: 003-52051541-7001
IBAN: AE550240003520515417001
Emirates Islamic Bank
Account Name: UAE Water Aid
Account No: 0071-679679-014
IBAN: AE050340000071679679014
Al-Hilal Bank
Account Name: UAE Water Aid
Account No: 26419000166
IBAN: AE720530000026419000166
Sharjah Islamic Bank
Account Name: UAE Water Aid
Account No: 60445518015
IBAN: AE120410000060445518015
Noor Bank
Account Name: UAE Water Aid
Account No: 012 3111053 0025
IBAN: AE710520001231110530025
Ajman Bank
Account Name: UAE Water Aid
Account No: 11053133022
IBAN: AE770570000011053133022

Read also: UAE launches water aid campaign as Ramadan gift to the world
 

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