Houthis have blocked a food shipment for 100,000 families on the verge of famine

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A spokesman for the World Food Program stated on Tuesday ( June 25th, 2019 ) that the Huthis had blocked the entry of a shipment that will feed some 100, 000 families on the verge of famine.

The spokesperson stated the rejection of the shipment came at a time when the program was holding tense talks with the Houthis, who blocked the program’s make an effort to register millions of Yemenis needing aid by using vital indicators as one way to prevent the theft of food aid.

The atrocities of the Houthis and their rejection of the conditions of the World Food Program. Famine threatens countless Yemenis.


The program laid blame on each other the Houthis for the looting of food. The refused shipment will also deprive a large number of families of much-needed assistance.

Last week, WFP partially hanging aid after the program accused the rebels of maintaining to loot aid and diverting huge amounts of money from international donations for their conflict effort.


The World Food Program ( WFP ) chief in Yemen, Stephen Anderson, informed the Houthis on June 11 that the program was in the process of getting rid of more than 200, 000 tons of flour in the hands of the rebels at Sanaa airport.

The letter said the program was about to dispose of the flour in a garbage dump in Sanaa.


Last month, the Houthis prevented the entry of more than 8, 000 tons of flour sent by WFP, alleging that the shipment was full of dead insects. A subsequent inspection of the shipment showed it had been completely clean, the Associated Press quoted a senior citizen WFP official as announcing.


“The World Food Program ( WFP ) are unable to tolerate the baseless rejection of basic human goods when millions in Yemen deal with malnutrition and hunger,” stated the official, speaking on condition of anonymity.


The Houthis decline to provide clear specifics of the fate of tons of food and drug aid pointed to their conflict effort and are sold in local marketplaces to give cash to the militias.


An additional assist official informed the Associated Press that the Huthis needed deliberately been feeding WFP food for many years and also had already been corrupted in an effort to discredit the program among famishing Yemenis in retaliation for the program’s comments.

“Let us simply do our job,” Paisley informed the UN Security Council session, talking about the Houthis.

He added that the program was not able to apply agreements with the Houthis on submitting your details people in need and launching a biometric system, utilizing an iris scan, fingerprinting, or even facial recognition to assistance the shipping of aid.




UAE Red Crescent inspects the construction work of the rehabilitation of the Blood Bank Center at Ibn Sina Hospital in Maklah

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The team of the UAE Red Crescent, which is located in Hadramout Governorate inspected the construction works of the project of rehabilitation and maintenance of the Blood Bank Center at Ibn Sina Hospital in Makkah in
Hadramout Governorate.
During the visit, the Crescent team manager: Hameed Rashid Al Shamsi, the Authority’s representative in Hadramout toured the first phase of the renovation works. The construction works are expected to be completed within a week to start the maintenance of the equipment and the introduction of medical equipment and solutions.
During the visit, the team was accompanied by a deputy of Hadramout province for technical affairs engineer Mohammed Al Amoudi and a number of engineers of Hadramout and the engineers of the project who provided
explanations on the level of achievement in the construction work of the project of restoration and rehabilitation of the blood bank at Ibn Sina Hospital in Mukalla Directorate in Hadramout, in accordance with the studies and designs of the project.
Hamid Rashid Al Shamsi, representative of the UAE Red Crescent in Hadramout, said after his visit to the center that the Authority will equip the Blood Bank Center at Ibn Sina Hospital in Maklah with several machines and testing devices.
He stressed the commitment of the Red Crescent to complete the development projects in the field of health in Hadramout at the speed required to improve medical services directed to the people of the province, and neighboring.
It is worth noting that the UAE Red Crescent Authority signed 7 projects in support of the health sector in Hadramout governorate in May, benefiting about 3 million people in the eastern governorates of Yemen (Hadramout,

Al-Mahra, Shabwa, Socotra) Ibn Sina, which provides services to the children of the four governorates of Yemen as the only center in Hadramout specialized in providing all blood factions for all provinces of the region, as well as the rehabilitation and maintenance of Al-Shahr General Hospital, and the agreement for the rehabilitation of Ghail Bawazeer Hospital, and the signing of a new agreement this evening to start the implementation of the rehabilitation and maintenance of the eastern province of Hadramout Dees hospital.

UAE Red Crescent distributes aid to flood victims in Abyan

Red Crescent Sends Relief Convoy to Yemen’s Abyan district
UAE red crescent distributed More than 500 food baskets to a large number of families affected by the floods that occurred during the last week.
The citizens of Abyan province expressed their great satisfaction with the activities of the UAE Red Crescent organization towards them.
They thanked the UAE Red Crescent for helping them in such a critical situation they are in today. We hope the Red Crescent will continue this humanitarian work for the poor and needy families in the governorate.
The UAE Red Crescent Society (ERCS) has extended support to flood victims.

The Yemeni government and the United States discuss efforts to counter Iran’s subversive role

Yemen’s Government accuses Houthi Rebels for seizing aids
Yemeni Prime Minister Moin Abdulmalik said that he discussed with US Ambassador to Yemen Christopher Hensel, who visited Aden on Thursday, efforts to address the Iranian subversive role in Yemen in particular and the
region in general. And the transformation of Yemen into a threat to the neighboring countries and international navigation in the Red Sea.
At a press conference in Aden, the Yemeni official praised the position of the United States government supporting the legitimate Yemeni government and the eradication of the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi.
The Yemeni prime minister reiterated Yemeni government’s commitment to building the path of peace in Yemen, stressing the importance of his visit to the United Arab Emirates and the strong relations between the two
He stressed the need to strengthen the work of the security services in various provinces under the administration of the legitimate government, within a joint operations room under the supervision and support of the
Arab coalition forces.

UAE aid for 1,500 families in Hajar district

The United Arab Emirates, through its humanitarian arm, the Red Crescent, provided an aid convoy, including food baskets for HAJAR people in the Yemeni province of Dali, benefiting 1,500 families.
This comes in the context of continuous efforts, continuous logistical support, and continuous response campaigns by the UAE.
For their part, the beneficiaries of the Hajar people expressed their thanks to the UAE leadership, government and people, which did not hesitate to provide food assistance to meet their needs and help them to overcome the difficult conditions they live.
Last month, the UAE Red Crescent distributed more than 7,000 food parcels, benefiting 49,000 Yemeni citizens, as well as an emergency response campaign, which included relief and shelter support, including tents and water tanks, as well as a shipment of medicines and supplies Health of Nasr General Hospital.

The Yemeni government holds the Huthis responsible for suspending UN aid

The Yemeni government blamed the Houthi militias for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (WFP) decision to partially suspend its humanitarian assistance in areas under Houthi control.
The Yemeni Foreign Ministry said in a statement that “the decision of the World Food Program will affect the 85 thousand Yemenis starving to death, especially women and children.”
The statement condemned in the strongest terms the continuation of the Huthi militias stealing food aid provided by the World Food Program and obstructing humanitarian work in Yemen.
The Yemeni Foreign Ministry stressed that the persistence of the Huthi militias on targeting and stealing the civilian citizens of Yemen’s food and the involvement of leaders in these practices without taking into account any human and moral values is a crime and a flagrant violation of
an international human right.
The World Food Program (WFP) briefed WFP Executive Director David Paisley to the UN Security Council on June 17, 2019, about the theft of food aid by the Houthis is only a small picture of what the Huthi militia is doing to most of the international organizations operating in Yemen Which must be subjected to extortion of the Houthis in order to continue operations in areas under their control.
The foreign ministry called on the international community and the Security Council to condemn these violations by the Huthi militias and to exert pressure on them and those who support them to stop their crimes
and inhuman behavior and allow the United Nations organizations, especially the World Food Program, to carry out their duties and carry out their noble and
humanitarian responsibilities in Yemen.
She stressed the government’s continued efforts to provide all possible means to facilitate its noble mission to deliver food aid and alleviate the suffering of Yemenis.
The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) announced Monday evening a partial suspension of aid in Yemeni areas under the control of Iran-backed Houthi militias after a series of Houthi violations against humanitarian action.

World Food Programme begins partial suspension of aid in Yemen

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The World Food Programme (WFP) stated on Thursday it needed to start a partial suspension of aid in Yemen, citing failure to achieve a contract with the Iran-aligned Houthis on equipment to prevent the diversion of food away from susceptible people.



The United Nations agency RSS feeds a lot more than 10 million individuals a month across the Arabian Peninsula’s poorest nation, that is in the grips of a four-year-old civil war extensively considered a proxy battle between local rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran.



The decision affects 850, 000 the people of the capital Sanaa, the company said in a statement, but nutrition programs for malnourished kids, pregnant and nursing mothers are going to be maintained.



“The integrity of our procedure is under threat and our responsibility to those we help continues to be undermined,” the WFP stated, attaching that it would continue to seek collaboration from local authorities and is prepared to job application food distributions once a contract is attained.



The move caused by a debate over control over biometric data between the WFP and the Iran-aligned Houthi group, which controls the capital Sanaa in 2014 from the Saudi-backed government.


The WFP discovered in December 2018 that donated food in Houthi areas was being methodically pointed through a local partner linked to Houthi government bodies. The Houthis possess said the WFP insisted on managing the data in violation of Yemeni law.


Each party to Yemen’s four-year confrontation have used access to aid and food as a political tool, exacerbating exactly what the United Nations have called the world’s worst humanitarian crisis where cholera has already killed thousands.


The biometric system using iris scanning, fingerprints or facial recognition has already been used in areas managed by Yemen’s globally recognized government.

The Yemeni Quartet meets in London to set a deadline for Al-Hodeidah

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It is expected that the meeting will discuss the setting of a deadline for the implementation of the Hodeidah Convention, six months after the entry into force of the agreement, and the absence of implementation except for the cease-fire praised by the United Nations, in addition to the unilateral Houthi partial withdrawal from the ports of Hodeidah, Houthi military in the most important ports.


The UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffith, was absent in the meeting, as he is busy in meetings with officials of the European Union in Brussels.


Michael Lawlessard, head of the Coordinating Committee for the redeployment in Hodeidah, plans to hold a third joint meeting of government delegations and the Houthis, the meeting will be held on board of the UN ship, which is the headquarters of the Observer Mission.

UAE Red Crescent distributes 500 food baskets in Hodeidah

UAE Red Crescent distributes 500 food baskets to needy families in Zanjibar, Yemen
The UAE Red Crescent distributed hundreds of food baskets to citizens and homeless persons in the area of Tor al-Qataba in Al-Khokha district south of Hodeidah governorate. The total number of food baskets distributed was 500.
The distribution of food baskets came under the humanitarian and relief programs provided by the United Arab Emirates to the population of the West Coast and the province of Hodeidah.
Residents and fleeing people expressed their thanks and appreciation to the UAE, represented by its humanitarian arm, the UAE Red Crescent for its unlimited support to the Yemeni people who came from various areas of Hodeidah governorate to escape from the brutality of the Huthi militias and to continue to alleviate their suffering.
The Arab Coalition seeks to restore normal life to cities and areas after liberation from the control of the Huthi militias, especially the West Coast and Hodeidah.
The United Arab Emirates plays a major role in supporting Yemen to rid it of the terrorist Huthi war that starves and displaces millions of Yemenis. Humanitarian and relief work tops the UAE’s priorities to help the Yemenis in
various liberated governorates, including the West Coast and Hodeidah.

UAE Red Crescent provides medical aid to fight dengue fever in Aden

The ERC provides medical assistance to hospital in Hadramaut
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has provided a new humanitarian aid package to Yemen, consisting of medical relief and service projects.
In the medical field, the UAE Red Crescent provided laboratory solutions to the National Central Laboratory to address the dengue fever epidemic in Aden.
The representative of the UAE Red Crescent in Aden, Mohammed Al-Shehi said that these solutions will serve the central laboratory at Al-Jumhuriya Hospital to examine patients suffering from the dengue fever which has spread again in Aden and some neighboring provinces.
In the context, the Commission continued its urgent interventions in the recently hit provinces in order to alleviate the suffering of the population.
The UAE Red Crescent inaugurated the opening of the road (Al-Anad al-Aghbari shooters) in the governorate of Qubaytah, the province of Lahj, which was damaged by the heavy rains witnessed by the Directorate last week.
During his inauguration, the Director of Kubaita Directorate, Emad Ghanem, praised the humanitarian initiative of the UAE. “It is a generous gesture that opened the door to hope to facilitate the use of rain-ravaged roads.
Ghanim pointed out that the Directorate of Qubaytah is characterized by its mountainous roads, which lack infrastructure, which leads to the destruction and disruption of traffic and interruption of communication between citizens during the rains, hoping that the Directorate of Qubaytah will be a strategic road project to end the suffering of the population.
The coordinator of the international and local organizations in the province of Lahj, Abdul-Ilah al- Radfani said that the UAE Red Crescent this week
provided food baskets and shelter materials people in all the camps in the Tibn district, and initiated an emergency intervention to remove the damage caused by rain on the road linking Al- It is the center that brings the population
through the areas of Thar and Al-Aghbariya to the area of the archers.