The aid is being distributed by the UAE's humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC. WAM
A UAE ship carrying tonnes of food aid supplies has docked in the Yemeni port of Mokha, as part of the second phase of the UAE's humanitarian drive in Yemen this year.
The aid is being distributed by the UAE's humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, in districts that include Bayt Al Faqih, Al Hawak, Ad Durayhimi and Al Tuhayta in the governorate of Hodeidah.
The drive will see the distribution of 300 tonnes of basic foodstuff to approximately 42,000 people living in dire conditions due to the suffering economy. In its first phase, the ERC had completed the delivery of 6,000 food baskets to 44,000 people.
Moreover, as part of its continuous humanitarian efforts, the ERC has launched more than 200 development projects to improve healthcare, education, water and electricity in cities and villages along the Red Sea Coast of Yemen.
The beneficiaries expressed their thanks to the leadership and people of the UAE for their continuous relief and developmental efforts.
For their part, local authorities also expressed their gratitude to the UAE and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for their relentless support of the Yemeni people.
The UAE continues its relief assistance to the Yemeni people as part of its humanitarian mission to alleviate the stress of the living conditions affecting the local population.
The United Arab Emirates has topped a list of donor countries contributing to the United Nation’s Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, YHRP 2019.
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In a statement given to 'Nation Shield,' the UAE Armed Forces magazine, Sheikh Khalifa added that these sacrifices are "medals of pride" that will adorn "our chests and those of our children and grandchildren."
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