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13 March 2007
Volunteering from the heart by Abbas Al Lawati
Since moving to Abu Dhabi about 18 months ago, Jayne felt the need to volunteer and finds the job very rewarding.
Abu Dhabi, UAE: Jayne Winstanely volunteers at a centre for mentally and physically handicapped people. Having lived in eight countries and 34 houses, Jayne has volunteered in most places she has lived "to try to better the situation wherever we went".   Read article
From: Gulfnews
26 November 2002
Speech by United Arab Emirates 
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More about: Policy
28 June 2001
Working Paper: Volunteerism from a global perspective 
29 May 2001
International Meteorology Day 


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