Yemen, Middle East News
School named after Emirati Martyr opened in Yemen
Lt. General Abu Baker Hussein Salim, Governor of Abyan, has opened Martyr Khalid Abdullah Mohammed Al Shehhi School in the coastal city of Shakra in the Yemeni province of Abyan, as part of 'Year of Zayed' projects
ERC, UNHCR representatives meet in Yemen
Eng. Saeed Al Ali, Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, Representative in Aden, has met with Jacqueline Prevlin, Director of the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, Office in Aden, to discuss a series of topics related to refugees, especially those displaced on the Red Sea Coast, including ways of ensuring the ERC’s food and shelter support.
Mohammad Ali 5 days ago
ERC restores two schools, distributes school bags in Yemen
The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, is continuing to support the educational process in Yemen, by launching two schools in Dhale Governorate after restoring them, and distributed school bags to major secondary school in Taiz.
Fahad Shabbir 5 days ago
ERC launches internal nutrition department in Taiz, Yemen
The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has launched an internal nutrition department at the Revolution Hospital in Taiz, Yemen, as an urgent response to citizens of the city and as part of its ongoing efforts to support the health sector in Yemen.
Umer Jamshaid 6 days ago
BREAKING: Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi's drone loaded with explosives in Yemen
The anti-drone defence unit of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition has seized an explosive drone belonging to the Houthi militia. The Iranian-made Qasef-1 drone was intended to be used in sites of Yemeni Legitimate Forces in the Yemen's Red Sea Coast.
Fakhir Rizvi 6 days ago
OFID approves US$1 million in emergency grants to Indonesia, Yemen
The OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, has approved two emergency aid grants totaling US$1 million in support of relief efforts in Indonesia and Yemen. The grants will be channeled through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, IFRC, and the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, respectively.
Sumaira FH 7 days ago
ERC intensifies provision of aid to Yemen
The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, intensified its humanitarian, relief and development efforts in the liberated governorates and cities of Yemen last week, to answer the needs of the Yemeni people, in light of their difficult humanitarian conditions.
Sadia Abbas 7 days ago
ERC continues aid efforts in Tarim, Yemen
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) on Monday distributed relief assistance to people in a number of areas in Tarim, in Yemen's Hadramaut Governorate, as part of the 'Year of Zayed', and as part of its continued efforts to support the country's humanitarian and developmental needs across all fields.
Mohammad Ali 8 days ago
UAE, international organisations meet to discuss joint humanitarian response in Yemen
Saeed Al Kaabi, UAE's Humanitarian Operations Director for Yemen, has met with representatives from a number of relief organisations working in Yemen at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the interim capital of Aden, to discuss unified efforts in support of liberated and semi-liberated areas in the country.
Fahad Shabbir 12 days ago
Gargash meets UN Special Envoy for Yemen
Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, on Thursday, met with Martin Griffiths, UN Special Envoy for Yemen, and stressed the need to resume political consultations and the importance of a political solution to spare Yemeni people more suffering.
Faizan Hashmi 12 days ago
ERC sends second convoy to rescue underprivileged families in Lahej, Yemen
The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, as part of its continues humanitarian efforts in Yemen, has sent another food aid convoy to rescue 1,000 unprivileged families in Al Al Madaribah Directorate in Lahej Governorate, Yemen.
Rukhshan Mir 13 days ago
UAE commends Yemeni, international efforts to fight cholera in Yemen
Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation has praised the efforts of Yemeni health care workers and international organisations for completing a major operation to vaccinate people in Hodeidah against cholera during a four-day cessation of hostilities in Hodeidah city and Ibb governorate.
Faizan Hashmi 13 days ago
ERC, international organisations discuss unifying healthcare efforts in Yemen
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has participated in a meeting with international organisations working in Yemen's Abyan Governorate as part of plans to unify humanitarian healthcare efforts being provided in the region. The parties discussed the health situation, namely the needs of Al Razi General Hospital which serves 11 directorates.
Mohammad Ali 14 days ago
ERC organises first mass wedding in Al Khokha, Yemen
The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, on Monday, organised the seventh mass wedding for 200 couples in Yemen and the first in Al Khokha District of Yemen's Hodeidah Governorate, as part of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to hold a series of group weddings to benefit 2,400 brides and grooms in eight Yemeni governorates.
Sadia Abbas 15 days ago
ERC inaugurates Al Seddiq Secondary School in Zinjibar, Yemen
Saeed Al Ali, Head of the Emirates Red Crescent mission, ERC, in Aden, and Major General Abu Bakr Hussain, Governor of Abyan, inaugurated the Al Seddiq Secondary School in Zinjibar, after restoring it through Emirati funding.
Umer Jamshaid 18 days ago
Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain issue statement on Human Rights Council's failure to achieve consensus for draft resolution on Yemen
The Republic of Yemen, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Arab Republic of Egypt have issued the following statement
Rukhshan Mir 18 days ago
ERC provides food aid in Hadramaut, Yemen
A humanitarian convoy of various food items was deployed today by the Emirates Red Crescent,ERC, in Ghayl Bin Yamin District, in Hadramaut as part of the comprehensive relief surge plan being carried out by the UAE across the governorate and in other Yemeni territories.
Mohammad Ali 18 days ago
Abdullah bin Zayed participates in Yemen Quartet ministerial meeting
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has participated in the Yemen Quartet ministerial meeting on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.