231,000 Yemenis benefit from ERC food aid in 10 days

ADEN / WAM­­­­­

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has distributed 33,000 food baskets to people in liberated Yemeni districts over the past ten days, reaching 231,000 Yemeni citizens, including 165,000 children and 34,000 women.
The distribution covered 21 districts in nine Yemeni governorates: Aden, Dhale, Abyan, Lahij, Hodeidah, Hadramaut, Shabwa, Taiz and Al Mahra.
The efforts are part of an ongoing food and humanitarian assistance campaign to ease the suffering of Yemenis as a result of the violations and siege imposed by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias.
Saeed Al Kaabi, ERC Humanitarian Operations Director in Yemen, said that the increased aid will enhance food security for Yemeni families affected by the dire humanitarian situation.

600 families benefit from ERC’s aid in Hadramaut
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), on Saturday distributed food aid to 600 families, or about 3,000 persons, at Al Hami, Ash Shahar District in Hadramaut.
This is in the framework of the ERC’s humanitarian project to restore normalcy to the lives of families facing dire humanitarian conditions.
The assistance included basic humanitarian needs and foodstuff. The beneficiaries extended thanks for the UAE’s humanitarian gesture which contributed to alleviating the hardship of the Yemeni families while appreciating the ERC’s efforts to deliver the aid and ease the suffering of their daily lives.
Officials at Ash Shahar district also commended the role being played by the ERC and the work of its team that exerted huge efforts to deliver assistance to the underprivileged in various areas in Hadramaut.
Meanwhile, more than 22,456 food baskets that targeted 112,280 persons were dispatched to Hadramaut since the beginning of the Year of Zayed 2018.

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