ERC Inaugurates the Fisherman Support Project Along Yemen’s Red Sea Coast

October 23, 2018

The Emirates Red Crescent has inaugurated the Fisherman Support Project along Yemen’s Red Sea Coast that includes offering them with the required tools and equipment apart from establishing a fish market and also administrative offices.
The project aims on rehabilitating the storage space for facilitating the handling of production of fish and the return of fish movement to ascertain a regular source of income for the resident of Red Sea Coast who had been aggrieved because of the destruction of infrastructure by the Houthi militias.
The ERC is known to have launched the 1st such project in Khawkhah District along with the attendance of Yemen’s UAE Humanitarian Operations Director, Saeed Al Kaabi; Governor of Hodeidah, Dr. Al Hassan Ali Taher; Director-General of Khawkhah District, Mohammed Yahia Abdul Salam, and number of fishermen and Yemeni officials.

Al Kaabi have said that implementation of the projects on the Red Sea Coast is actually in compliance with directives of the wise leadership of UAE to start working on the service and developmental projects which have been announced recently. These comprises of the support of the fisherman for the projects which is going to rehabilitate the fish storage and also the administrative offices that have been supplemented with the solar energy system inside the framework of the new project for reconstructing the areas at the cost of AED107.1 million.
Al Kaabi has added that ERC plans on rehabilitating the fishing docks and also the institutions and supplement more than 1000 fisherman with various fishing tools and equipment. He has also asserted that ERC is going to strive in order to enhance the living conditions of the fisherman, as well as their families along with the rest of the residents of Red Sea Coast who rely on fishing for their survival.