«Together We Are Good» program launched by Authority for Social Contribution – Ma’an aims to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic in UAE. As Abu Dhabi Media Office announced on Sunday, April 12th, a new initiative has been launched for all residents of the country, anyone who needs help can apply to the program.
Support will be provided if a person is short of food or cannot get the necessary medicines, and if the family cannot pay for a child’s education or needs materials for distance learning, as well as in the situation of other basic needs are not satisfied. To apply for help fill out the form on the website togetherwearegood.ae or call 800-3088.
Companies and individuals who want to help those in need at a difficult moment can register in the program and offer their help with a financial contributions or giving food or necessary things. By joint efforts of government bodies, private companies and residents, the program will help reduce the negative consequences for those affected by the coronavirus COVID-19.
Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, also known as COVID-19) is a new strain of coronavirus which is causing illness in humans and animals. Most people infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus will feel mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without any special treatment. Older people, as well as those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancer or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness, and require immediate assistance. Novel Coronavirus was first identified in a cluster with pneumonia symptoms in Wuhan city, Hubei province of China, quickly spreading around the world. On early March 2020, the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic had officially started, becoming the defining global health crisis of our time. Today, it is the greatest challenge people have faced since World War II, worsened by subsequent lockdowns of whole countries, collapse of entire industries, and a major economic recession.