ERC Opens 15 Schools in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast

November 27, 2018

Since the start of the current year on Yemen’s Red Sea Coast, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has opened up 15 schools. It re-opened the schools after renovating and furnishing the schools with necessary supplies as well school supplies for the 12,000 students. The schools were closed for three years as it was destroyed to a great extent by the Houthi militia.
During the opening of Al Zahraa School which provides Elementary and Secondary Education in Mawza District, of Taiz Governorate, ERC’s Representative on the Red Sea Coast, Mohammed Al Qamzi,
stated that the ERC is considering reviving the local education sector, by furnishing logistical support to the local educational institutes, which were stirred by the carnage caused by the Houthis. Al Qamzi stated that the inauguration of the school that would be running 22 classes is part of the wide array of Emirati projects, which are directed to back the educational sector in Taiz Governorate and its districts, which ERC have prioritized for all segments, such as relief, education, health, infrastructure, and services.
Officials from the Yemeni Ministry of Education was present during the opening of the school, which is going to have 960 pupils. During the opening ceremony, an artistic function began with a speech presented by the Director-General of Mawza District. He spoke about the great work of the late His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan towards the Yemeni people and his commendable role in backing the education in Yemen.

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