UAE: 13 stranded Sudanese passengers provided temporary hotel stay in Sharjah

Airport authorities transferred the tourists to their momentary lodgings and were provided all essential care

Published: Tue 25 Apr 2023, 12: 31 PM

Last upgraded: Tue 25 Apr 2023, 10: 46 PM

Thirteen Sudanese, consisting of households, who were not able to continue their journey due to the continuous dispute in Sudan, were stranded at Sharjah International Airport. The Sharjah Emergency, Crisis, and Disaster Management Team (ECDMT) supplied them with assistance and shelter, making sure that their requirements were satisfied throughout this hard time.

Speaking to Khaleej Times, Major General Saif Al-Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police and Head of ECDMT, stated the stranded Sudanese travelers had actually gotten to Sharjah International Airport in transit from different nations however were not able to continue their journey due to the closure of Khartoum Airport.

The ECDMT group collaborated with airport authorities to inspect if there were any stranded Sudanese visitors and gotten details of 13 travelers who landed in Sharjah on April 14 and15 Upon getting news of the stranded guests, the ECDMT instantly moved into action and approached them and used support and care, assuring them that Sharjah was their house.

They were carried by bus to a hotel in Sharjah, where they got all required care and assistance in cooperation with the Department of Civil Aviation. “The group continues to follow up with their affairs and supply them with the very best support and care, particularly households with kids.”

Suaad Musa, among the stranded Sudanese guests, who had 2 kids with her, revealed her thankfulness towards the ECDMT group and Sharjah authorities for their humanitarian gesture.

She stated they remained in shock and concerned about what to do and where to go. “When we were informed that all flights in Sudan has actually been cancelled due to dispute, I began weeping and worrying, as I didn’t understand where to opt for 2 kids without sufficient cash in my pocket. An authorities of Sharjah authority approached me and relaxed me down. I began sobbing once again, seeing their humanitarian gesture. They invited us and treated us with deep compassion.”

Khalifa, another traveler, stated that he originated from Saudi Arabia and was heading to Khartoum, he was surprised to hear the news, however he didn’t fret since he made certain that the kids of Zayed (describing Sheikh Zayed) would not leave them wander off at the Airport.

The Dubai Airports has actually likewise extended assistance to Sudanese transit travelers who are not able to finish their journey to Khartoum. The travelers’ flights were cancelled due to security factors to consider developing from the present scenario in Sudan. They have actually been used momentary lodging up until they have the ability to take a trip to Khartoum or they pick to fly to other locations.



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