SDRPY Opens Office in Saada Province

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The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen ( SDRPY ) has announced the beginning of its office in the Governorate of Saada north of the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, and the start of development projects in the province. It includes appointed Mr. Saeed Alzahrani as Saada office director.

The Supervisor of SDRPY, Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed bin Saeed Al Jaber, stated in a press statement that “the beginning of the office in the province of Saada is happening within the plan of the development program, which includes all Yemeni provinces and also extends to every inch of the brotherly Republic of Yemen. Saada is among those governorates which have obtained the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen which affirmed their belief in the significance of the program and its role in assisting all Yemenis .”


Al Jaber noted that, in spite of its short life of 9 months, SDRPY had previously launched or implemented a lot more than 68 development projects in seven essential sectors: healthcare, education, agriculture and fisheries, water, electricity, transport, and security and residential building development. He added that the program was not restricted to supporting the Yemeni the people of these sectors alone, but additionally extended to assistance for the Yemeni government through an oil derivatives grant worth USD 60 million per month, adding significantly to a reduction of the burden on the Yemeni government budget. The monthly grant needed allowed power stations to still operate and had solved the problem of regular power outages in a lot of Yemeni provinces.


He additional that SDRPY’s Saada office had previously begun to carry out field visits, such as to the directorates of Wadi Al Fara and also Kataf in Saada Governorate to evaluate the circumstance in these districts and immediately begin important interventions to assist Yemenis in need.

For his part, SDRPY Saada Office Director Saeed Alzahrani declared that his tour in past times two days had included roads, bridges, farms, wells, schools, health centers, and electrical power stations, as well as the Dar Al-Hadith Center for Islamic Studies in Abu Jbara Valley, that have been destroyed.

UAE Foundation fulfill 434 wishes for Yemeni children

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Since the end of May 2006, UAE fulfilled wishes and dreams of about 434 severely ill children at the Friendship Hospital in Yemen, with support from the UAE Red Crescent.
This operation came in line with the directives of the Advisor to the President of the State Sheikha Bint Saif Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Honorary President of the “Achievement of wishes” Foundation, Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.
Hani al-Zubaidi, CEO of the wishes fulfillment organization, said: “The entry of the Foundation’s staff into the land of Yemen to bring joy and happiness to the
hearts and minds of the children and families of our Yemenis brothers is a national duty.
It is natural that children with serious diseases in brotherly Yemen need more hope and happiness to help them. To continue the process of painstaking treatment, especially with the conditions experienced by their country, giving psychological support to these little angels is the minimum we can do.
He explained that the wishes varied between having laptops, smartphones, “iPad”, electronic cars and other modern electronic devices.
He added that in implementation of the Foundation’s strategy during the “Year of Tolerance”, the Foundation was able to draw a smile of happiness and hope on the faces of sick children, some other little angels wished to be hosted with their families in a resort to spend a day on the beach, some other kids just wanted a PlayStation or spend a day in a mall and have fun.
Al-Zubaidi said that “the Foundation works hard to be a helping hand in Yemen and spread love peace and happiness in the hearts of the children and families of the Yemeni people, during this year of tolerance. This is an extension of Zayed’s eternal human heritage in the love of good and peace and follows the path of good leadership in giving happiness to others despite religion, Color, gender or race.

Yemen: 4 Iranians killed in missile attack near Sanaa

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Several Iranian media reported that “Iranian experts were killed while trying to fire a missile from a base near the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, controlled by the Huthi militia.”
The information revealed that “Iranian experts, and other members of the Houthi militia, were killed by the missile explosion when trying to launch from the base Dilmi, located 16 kilometers from Sanaa, and adjacent to Sanaa
International Airport.”
The Iranian-backed Houthi militia targeted Abha al-Madani airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia two days ago with a missile, injuring 26 civilian passengers. The Arab Alliance in Yemen declared that “the attack proves that the terrorist militias have obtained new weapons, as well as the continuation of the Iranian regime’s support and practice of cross-border terrorism in various ways.”
The coalition said that the Houthis militias backed by Iran made of Sanaa airport a military cantonment and base, without caring about the Yemenis civilians the Yemeni people.”

UAE Red Crescent Organizes the 14th Mass Wedding in Yemen

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The UAE Red Crescent organized the 14th collective wedding in Yemen and the fourth in the city of Mukalla in Hadramout governorate, which included 200 young men and women.
The initiative is part of the mass weddings organized by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to support the stability of young Yemenis. The second phase of this initiative will benefit thousands of young people in eleven
Yemeni governorates during 2019.
The ceremony took place in the presence of Dr Saeed Al Amoudi, Deputy Governor of Hadramout, Engineer Mohammed Al Amoudi, Deputy Governor for Technical Affairs, and a number of Yemeni officials.
As witnessed by Hamid Rashid Al Shamsi, representative of the UAE Red Crescent Authority in Hadramout, who oversaw the wedding ceremony and its arrangements, with the participation of the grooms and their families,
and a large gathering of the people of the province.
The initiative of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is part of the UAE’s response to the needs of the Yemeni brothers in all fields and in continuation of the efforts of the State to improve the quality of life and improve the
humanitarian situation and alleviate the suffering of Yemenis.
Dr Mohammed Ateeq Al-Falahi, Secretary General of the UAE Red Crescent Society, said that the Authority has worked according to a well-planned plan to implement the directives of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
organizing collective weddings for the second year in a row and expanding the umbrella of beneficiaries in Yemen under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The UAE funds 11 vital projects in Yemen and facilitates the recruitment of workers

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UAE will finance and support more than 11 vital projects in Yemen in the coming period, the most important is the project to equip 20 institutes and training centers, and the project to deepen and expand the entrance of the
container port in Aden and the Yemeni coast.
Yemeni Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Najeeb Al-Auj, revealed a Yemeni-Emirati understanding to facilitate the recruitment of professional and skilled Yemeni labor to the UAE, as needed by the private and government labor market, and to focus on supporting small and medium enterprises that create jobs for Yemenis.
Al-Awaj spoke to the press about the most important results of the visit of the Yemeni Prime Minister and his accompanying delegation to the UAE last week and the positive and fruitful results that he has achieved.
We have good relations with the Abu Dhabi Fund and the Khalifa Foundation from the past. One of the most important features of the visit was the re-activation of previous projects and the establishment of a timetable for
the most important projects that could be re-launched, especially those related to the London Conferences And Riyadh.
“We have signed an agreement with the Khalifa Foundation to grant Yemen a 120-megawatt power station in the interim capital of Aden.
The Yemeni Minister of Planning pointed out that the most prominent projects presented by the Yemeni government on the UAE side during the visit, which the UAE has pledged through the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development are: Population Database and Passport Project, Hassan Dam Project.
He added: “Besides the urban water and sanitation program in four cities, the project of rural roads, the improvement project of Socotra Airport, the project of securing the Yemeni coasts and the project of the construction of two dams in Socotra and Mukalla.
The Yemeni Minister of Planning stressed the existence of “great desire and responsiveness of the UAE during the meeting. Now we have exchanged visions and in the coming days, we will discuss the mechanisms that can
implement this program and then agree on a specific date to sign the mechanism of recruiting skilled workers in required fields such as doctors, engineers or university professors. , Or professionals from electricians, mechanics and others.

UAE funded a New water project in Yemen

UAE funded a new water project

UAE funded a new water project to enhance water production capacity was launched in Mocha, on Yemen’s Red Sea Coast.

It is going to serve more than 30,000 residents of the city and neighboring areas.

Mohammed Al Junaibi, Director of Humanitarian Affairs for the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, in Yemen, declared that the project consists of the drilling of two artesian wells and linking these to an 84 kb generator and two storage tanks, together with lines to connect them to the main water distribution network.

Sultan Abdullah Mahmoud, Director-General of Mocha city, declared that this project will allow water to be provided on a constant 24-hour basis to residents.

He thanked the UAE for its role in enhancing, developing, and providing services in the water, electricity, education, and health fields, among others, for Yemeni citizens.

The project is one of 31 projects implemented by the UAE in the liberated provinces of Yemen.








The UAE Red Crescent rehabilitates the Radfan Institute

The UAE Red Crescent ensures the rehabilitation and restoration of the Radfan Institute for Technical Education and Training, the rehabilitation works will start in the coming days, in preparation for its opening for all the youth wanting to join it and build a better future.
The director of the Radfan Institute for Technical Education and Training, Engineer Jayyab al-Mashriqi said that a team from the Crescent visited the Institute about three months ago and conducted a survey and inventory of existing damage.
He added that the institute is very important, it accommodates the professionals at the level of the district and the governorate and makes it easier for them to study by proximity to the Directorate, instead of going to other places for the purpose of gaining experience, study, and job
He pointed out that the Institute since it was established remained suspended and there was no budget to open it and maintain it.

UAE Red Crescent Carries New Food Convoy to Durahmi Villages

In support of the United Arab Emirates, the UAE Red Crescent today launched a food aid convoy to a number of villages in the Durahemi Directorate in the West Coast of Yemen.
The representative of the UAE Red Crescent, in the West Coast, stated that the aid convoy included 2,000 integrated food baskets, distributed to the villages of Glefqa, Kaddaf, Thakhar, Mabark, Taif, Bakariya, Kweizi, Maraibah,
Beneficiaries citizens expressed their thanks and gratitude to the United Arab Emirates for their continuous support to them through the implementation of a number of projects and initiatives covering various areas of life.
They confirmed that the food aid distributed to them today by the UAE Red Crescent teams comes within the framework of continuous help and support that meet their needs.

With the support of UAE.. Al-Muwasat Hospital in Taiz is conducted more than 600 surgeries within 3 months

Yemen hit by Cholera, as massive people continue to suffer due to poor sanitation
With the support and help of the UAE in the  Al-Muwasat Hospital in Taiz is conducted more than 600 surgeries within 3 months and through his red crescent Yesterday, of the rural mediator, a surgery was conducted s to eradicate large fibroids of a twenty-year-old girl from a poor and family, in the countryside of the province of Taiz.
The doctors removed the large tumors in the uterus of a young woman (20 years old ) after undergoing surgery for hours in a rural hospital supported by the United Arab Emirates through the UAE Red Crescent humanitarian wing
in Yemen.
The patient and her powerless and poor family faced severe suffering for several days after many hospitals refused to carry out the operation without payment.
At the Al-Mansat Rural Hospital in Nishmeh, supported by the UAE Red Crescent, the operation was performed free of charge for the patient, the removal of many uterine tumors, and the eradication of her uterus.
Over the past three months, the Al-Mawasit Rural Hospital has operated more than 600 major and minor surgeries, as well as various medical services, licenses and radiology, and continues to provide free services. The daily operations are free of charge with the support and funding of the UAE.
The coordinator of the UAE Red Crescent in rural stone DR. Hisham Al-Hammadi: The hospital receives hundreds of medical and surgical cases every day, we provide them with various medical services, and operations free of
charge, with the support of the UAE, for all patients from 5 directorates who visit the hospital.

Houthi launched new attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport

Houthi launched new attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport

Houthi launched a new attack targeting the Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia in Yemen on Monday.


The news was presented by the rebel’s Al Masirah TV. There seemed to be no immediate confirmation of the attack from Saudi Arabia, which on Saturday launched air attacks on Houthi rebel forces in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, a part of an escalation of tit-for-tat attacks which has stoked local pressures.


Last week, the Houthis released several drones and also missile attacks focusing on southern regions of Saudi Arabia, which includes Abha, Khamis Mushait and Jizan.


A minimum of 26 people were wounded in a missile attack on Jizan airport accomplished by the Houthis on Wednesday.