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RCA gives out AED14.5m in sacrificial meat for Eid Al-Adha

ABU DHABI: A total of AED14.5 million in sacrificial meat was given out by the Red Crescent Authority (RA) to quarter a million needy people in the UAE and many other countries during the 1433 Hijri-2012 AD Eid Al-Adha season.

Secretary General of RCA Ateeq Al-Falahi said the donation reached a total of 19000 families, 250000, individuals in 50 countries.

An additional AED1.5 million was offered to RCA by donors as only AED13 million was committed for its sacrificial meat programme this year, he added.