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The UAE is one of the world’s most generous countries

The UAE is one of the world’s most generous countries

The UAE’s humanitarian efforts have been recognised, giving the country another reason to celebrate as 2017 comes to a close. According to data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the UAE was the world’s largest aid donor in 2016, …

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Women and children are being singled out in the UAE

Women and children are being singled out in the UAE

Two national government plans have been put in place to support the rights of women and children across the country. Announced by Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, chairwoman of the General Women’s Union and supreme chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, …

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999, what’s your emergency? Find the numbers you need to know

999, what’s your emergency? Find the numbers you need to know

Whether it’s an emergency or you have a consumer rights issue, here’s a list of the essential phone numbers you need for life in Abu Dhabi From road traffic accidents to consumer rights, we can’t always place our trust in …

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How to avoid the capital’s biggest killers?

How to avoid the capital’s biggest killers?

Learn what to look out for and what changes you need to make to avoid these serious illnesses that have become prevalent in the capital We don’t mean to sound ominous, but you should never take your health for granted, …

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Police on duty in the desert to protect dune adventurers

Police on duty in the desert to protect dune adventurers

With Rub’ Al Khali, the world’s largest sand desert, on our doorstep, exploring the local landscape comes with its own set of dangers. It’s with this in mind that Abu Dhabi Police has established a sand patrol to safeguard tourists …

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CHARITY: Meet the guardians of the sea on a welfare mission

CHARITY: Meet the guardians of the sea on a welfare mission

Living on a ship with limited communication and a lack of food and water, seafarers can face dismal situations at sea. But one international organisation is looking out for the welfare of crews off UAE shores Frozen chickens fly overhead …

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