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by October 10, 2018 Fun

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, intensified its humanitarian, relief and development efforts, in the liberated governorates and cities of Yemen, to answer the needs of the Yemeni people, in light of their difficult humanitarian conditions. The ERC is also working to make the Yemeni youth happy and achieving their dreams of family stability, through its social initiatives.

The ERC distributed 17,000 food baskets to people in the liberated districts and cities of nine Yemeni governorates, during the past five days, which benefited 119,000 Yemenis, including 85,000 children and 18,000 women, as part of the UAE’s ongoing campaign, to maintain food security and ease the humanitarian repercussions caused by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias.

Under the framework of its social initiatives, the ERC organised its seventh group wedding, in the liberated Yemeni governorates, that was held in the Khawkhah District, which is the first in Hodeidah Governorate, as part of a series of group weddings that benefited 2,400 young men and women in eight Yemeni governorates, as per the directives of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces.

The ERC also discussed, with the Yemeni Ministry of Youth and Sports, ways of promoting sports, establishing sporting competitions, and reviving the football league in the country’s liberated governorates, under the title, the “Year of Zayed Cup.”

The ERC also launched the “Al Azariq Fi A’yonena” (Al Azariq is in our eyes) campaign, which it began by inaugurating the “Al Nahda Primary and Secondary School” and distributing school supplies to students for the start of the school year.

The ERC also launched a project to distribute school bags and supplies to several schools in the districts of Rumah and Thamud in the Hadramaut Desert, which included 2,000 school bags.

The ERC inaugurated the “Al Sedeek Secondary School” in Zinjibar, after it was restored with Emirati funding, to educate the governorate’s children, after a period of absence, due to the war.