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Kerala people are part of our success story: UAE offers help to flood-hit state

By Deepika

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18: Kerala, facing one of the worst floods in a century, has been offered help by the United Arab Emirates.

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Sheikh Khalifa, the president of the UAE, has asked for the formation of a national emergency committee to provide assistance to the people affected by the floods, news agency ANI reported.

Also Read How to help flood-hit people of Kerala

In a series of tweets, Sheikh Mohammed said, "The state of Kerala in India is currently witnessing huge floods, the most devastating in a century. Hundreds have been killed, hundreds of thousands have been displaced. Ahead of Eid Al Adha, do not forget to extend a helping hand to our brothers in India."

"UAE and the Indian community will unite to offer relief to those affected. We have formed a committee to start immediately. We urge everyone to contribute generously towards this initiative," he added.

Also Read Kerala: PM reviews flood situation, announces Rs 500 crore

Sheikh Mohammed said they have the responsibility to help and support the affected people, especially during these holy days leading up to Eid Al Adha.

"The people of Kerala have always been and are still part of our success story in the UAE," siad Sheikh Mohammed.

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