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UAE provides 80 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Yemeni governorates

Aden / WAM

The UAE provided 80 tonnes of humanitarian and relief assistance to the Yemeni governorates of Aden, Shabwa, and Hodeidah, during the past week.
The move is part of the UAE’s continuous support to Yemen and its people under the guidance of the country’s leadership.
The UAE, represented by the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), distributed 60 tonnes of food aid to Ad Durayhimi District in the Hodeidah governorate, benefiting thousands of people. Meanwhile, Merkhah As Sufla District in Shabwa received 20 tonnes of aid benefiting 2,950 people.
The ERC also provided shelter materials to hundreds of residents in remote regions of Aden governorate, which varied between blankets and domestic utensils, among other aid items.
The authority also provided medical equipment to the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Aden, and the intensive care in Al-Jumhuriah Hospital in Aden with a number of modern beds in addition to sending a number of wounded for treatment abroad.

UAE renovates school in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast
The UAE re-opened a school in Yakhtul, Mocha District, in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast, as part of its continued efforts to support the local education sector.
Mohammed Al Junaibi, Director of Humanitarian Affairs at the ERC in Yemen, said that the “Martyr Mohamed Ali School” was refurbished and equipped with essential supplies, and includes an integrated solar power system.
Qasim Al Shadhili, Director-General of the Education Office of Mocha District, said that the renovation of the school will create a suitable academic environment for the 1,500 students from ten villages who will study there.
He noted that the UAE has rebuilt and furnished seven schools in Mocha District, which were destroyed or damaged by the Houthi militias.
Ali Faqeer Ahmed, Director of the School, and the school’s academic staff, thanked the UAE and its humanitarian arm, the ERC, for supporting Yemen’s education sector, as well as its humanitarian and service sectors.

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