SA'ADA, 19th February, 2018 (WAM) -- With support from the Arab Coalition Forces, led by Saudi Arabia, combat engineer units from the Yemeni National Army Forces have deactivated 3,000 landmines and explosive devices, which were planted by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in several areas of the Baqim District, in the Sa'ada Governorate of Yemen.
ABU DHABI, 17th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has implemented the first phase of the relief, medical and logistics aid programme valued at AED 8 million, provided by the UAE to support the humanitarian situation in Angola.
SHABWA, 16th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has provided 36,000 litres of diesel fuel to power the Urology Hospital in Azzan and dialysis centres in the cities of Ataq and Baihan in Shabwa Governorate, Yemen.
Mohammed Saif Al Muhairi, Head of the ERC Team in Shabwa, stated that providing diesel fuel is part of the UAE's long-standing tradition of humanitarian action and its assistance to the people of Yemen.
ABYAN, 14th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has sent an urgent relief convoy to Abyan Governorate in response to a call of the local authority following a rise in the number of internally displaced persons from Taiz and Hodeidah.
The relief aid included food and basic supplies for the basic needs of families in difficult living conditions. The convoy assisted 1,500 families who were displaced as a result of Iran-backed Houthi militia actions in the Governorates of Taiz and Hodeidah.
HADRAMAUT, 12th February, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, today began distributing food aid to the families of martyrs in Tarim District to ease their suffering, as part of its humanitarian initiative in Hadramaut Valley, Yemen, which coincides with the Year of Zayed.