ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirate, Nov 2 (NNN-WAM) – The Emirates’ Red Crescent is continuing its developmental and rehabilitation programmes in the liberated areas of Yemen, as part of the UAE’s efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people.
Anti-cholera campaigns lie at the heart of the UAE’s premier humanitarian aid provider in Yemen, with other efforts going on full swing to rehabilitate the health, education, infrastructure sectors in the war-torn country.
UN officials and a number of Yemeni ministers have spoken high of the diligent efforts made by the ERC to rehabilitate the destroyed schools, hospitals and infrastructure and restore hope for the Yemeni people.
Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, has commended the considerable contributions of the UAE, to assuage the untold suffering of the Yemeni people, specially in areas of combat, the outbreak of cholera across the liberated Yemeni governorates. The international official is in constant coordination with the ERC officials to ensure the UAE and international aid reach largest segments of Yemeni society.
It’s noteworthy that, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced in July, 2017, the UAE’s donation of US$10 million, to the World Health Organisation, to support its efforts in combating cholera in Yemen.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK