The UAE, represented by its humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has sent an aid convoy carrying more than 221 tonnes of foodstuffs necessary for the relief of residents of Daw’an district and a number of remote areas in Hadramaut, Yemen.
The gesture is part of the UAE’s continuous efforts to improve the living conditions of brotherly Yemeni people and inline with the directives of the wise leadership in the ‘Year of Tolerance’ 2019.
The ERC teams distributed 2,740 food baskets targeting 13,700 needy and underprivileged families in all areas in Daw’an district.
The beneficiaries expressed their appreciation to the UAE and the ERC for carrying out food and humanitarian convoys in various fields.
Since the beginning of the Year of Tolerance, the ERC distributed 12,407 food baskets in Hadramaut targeting 62,035 affected families in the Yemeni governorate.