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ERC signs two MoUs to support water projects, education in Wadi Hadhramaut

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HADHRAMAUT, 5 December, 2017 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has signed two Memoranda of Understanding, with Yemen's General Authority for Rural Water Supply Projects and Ministry of Education, to provide support for rural water projects and educational development initiatives in the Wadi Hadhramaut area.

Ahmed Al-Neyadi, Deputy Head of the ERC team in Hadhramaut, reaffirmed the ERC's keenness to support and improve infrastructure, utilities, and education sector projects, as well as providing humanitarian relief support to the residents of the Hadhramaut Governorate, as per the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

He explained that the aid authority actively seeks to assist in development projects that help solve water shortages in drought-affected areas. "The ERC is keen to implement this necessary project to provide clean drinking water to Yemeni citizens," he emphasised.

Al-Neyadi went on to say that these two agreements are an embodiment of the UAE's keenness to improve the humanitarian situation in Yemen, and reinforces ERC's initiatives to alleviate the suffering of Yemeni citizen, and support infrastructure projects to cope with the dire conditions they face.

The Hadhramaut Governorate Under-Secretary praised the great efforts exerted by the UAE and the ERC to support the people in the governorate in particular, and Yemen in general, across various sectors.

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