Canadian Specialist Hospital embarks on a drive to support flood ravaged Kerala
Hospital is running this initiative from 18th till 24th August and people are requested to support this cause by contributing the clothes and other items that will help the needy
Dubai, UAE, August 18th, 2018: Canadian Specialist Hospital has embarked on a drive to support the flood affected Indian state of Kerala. The drive, in alignment with HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s recent declaration of uniting and helping out our brothers in the flood affected area, would be collecting essential items such as clothes, medicines, non-perishable food among others.
Mr. Mohammad Rashid Al Falasi, Chairman, CSH said, “It is time of distress for the people of Kerala. We at CSH, have always tried to inculcate a sense of providing help to those in need. This particular drive is just an extension of our responsibility. Unfortunately, this particular calamity has hit a little close to home, where several of our friends and family reside. In accordance to the message of our leader HH Sheikh Mohammed urging the residents to help out those affected, I hope our efforts provide restore a semblance of normalcy to their lives after the catastrophe”.
The hospital is sending clothes for women, men, kids dresses, medicines, disinfectants, paper plates, cups, blankets, mats, first aid kits, instant noodles, dry food items, baby food items, biscuits without cream, milk powder among other such items.
The hospital is running the collection starting today, Saturday, 18 August and till Friday, 24 August and will extend it based on the things that are collected. Those interested in donating, are requested to get in touch with the following hospital team members who have volunteered to be present during the Eid vacation.
· Anoop Achuthan : 0566329915
· Cherian Gregorious : 0551053432
· Cherian Philip: 0551053613
· Vineed Manakkal : 0566314353
Dr. Yashar Ali, CEO, CSH commented, “The natural calamity that has befallen on Kerala has dislodged the lives of many Keralites. We have a strong representation of Malayali staff in our hospital and they have suffered devastating losses during the past week and a half. This donation drive is our way of providing some relief to those affected in hopes that they survive this period of tribulation”
“We have designated a special area for the collection. Our staff have volunteered to stay during Eid days when we have vacation, and collect, pack and send. Depending on the quantities collected, it will be sent daily or every few days. We urge the people of Dubai to come and help people in Kerala in their time of need,” concluded Dr. Yashar.