UAE combats cholera and epidemics in west coast of yemen

September 26, 2019

The United Arab Emirates supports the Yemeni people by promoting and improving areas related to people’s lives, especially health.

In this regard, the UAE Red Crescent Authority, in coordination with the health and agriculture bureaus of Al-Mukha, in Taiz governorate, has launched a “mist spraying campaign” as part of the UAE’s continuous efforts to combat epidemics in the west coast of Yemen, especially the cholera epidemic in order to preserve the lives of civilians and preserve their lives.

The UAE Red Crescent representative in the West Coast said the campaign came in response to a distress call from the local authority aimed at eliminating mosquitoes and insect vectors.

Thabit Al-Hamli, Director of the Agriculture and Population Office at the Mokha Directorate, said during the inauguration that a scheduled campaign plan has been implemented by specialized teams over 12 days, including Mokha city and various isolation and villages of the Directorate.

Al-Hamli conveyed the greetings and thanks of the local authority and the people of Mukha to the UAE, which continues its generous assistance to the Yemeni people in all fields through its humanitarian arm Red Crescent. Dr. Amin Al-Shazli, Director of the Health Bureau in the Directorate, stressed the importance of the campaign, which comes in the context of the efforts exerted by the UAE to control and eliminate cholera, dengue fever and other fevers that have re-spread with the onset of the rainy season.

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