ABU DHABI, 19th September, 2016 (WAM) – Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has implemented Al Adha project this year in 60 countries, benefiting 57,140 families with 228,500 members.

According to the figures released by the ERC, 14,270 sacrificial animals had been slaughtered at a cost of AED5 million. The beneficiaries included the needy, displaced people and refugees.

Fahd Abdul Rahman bin Sultan, Deputy Secretary-General for International Aid, ERC, said the authority has expanded the base of beneficiaries abroad to boost its humanitarian role there through the provision of assistance to the needy.