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Noble gesture : UAE pledges $1m to provide laptops to tornado victims

The holy month of Ramadan is marked with the act of giving and helping the needy. In the same spirit, the United Arab Emirates has announced US$1 million to provide laptops for students of Joplin – the US city devastated by a tornado this year.

The offcial statement for this was given by the officials with the UAE Embassy in Washington. The money will be utilized to buy Apple computers for secondary students in Joplin, Missouri, and up to $500,000 more to match similar donations.

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