UAE Opens a water project south of Al-Hudaydah

August 1, 2019

In its continuous humanitarian support to yemen, the UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCRC) opened on Wednesday a water project that feeds the Qataba district in Al Khokha Directorate in Hodeidah Governorate.

This comes in response to the local  residents call, to help and support them , especially with the lack of government projects in the sector, as part of the Authority’s efforts to provide clean drinking water to citizens and a package of infrastructure projects supported by the UAE under the guidance of the wise leadership.

During the opening ceremony, Mohamed Al Junaibi, Director of Humanitarian Affairs at the UAE Red Crescent in Yemen, confirmed that the opening of the water project is a strategic objective because it will contribute positively to addressing the problem of water scarcity in the region.

He pointed to the importance of the project and its rehabilitation in the area of ??Koutaba, which is one of the most important projects implemented in the Directorate, which is scheduled to serve 1800 families and provides drinking water for the region’s population : more than 15 thousand people.

He pointed to the importance of the project, which consists of a water pump that works with a solar system, and the restoration and purification of  wells as well as a central reservoir, and the extension of pipelines to the regions.

Al-Junaibi hoped that the residents of the Directorate and the neighboring villages would benefit from this project Because the area was deprived of water

On their part, the people of the region expressed their thanks and appreciation to the United Arab Emirates and its humanitarian arm, the UAE Red Crescent Authority, for all their efforts to carry out vital projects to alleviate the suffering of citizens in the West Coast and various areas of the province of Hodeidah.

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