UAE-donated food aid given out in Yemen

SANAA: The UAE’s Red Crescent Authority (RCA) today distributed food aid packages to needy families in Bani Hashish area in Sanna. The packages which are worth AED 225000 were donated by the Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian and Scientific Foundation.

Director of RCA’s office in Yemen Khalfan Saif Al-Kindi, in statements to WAM, that the distribution of food aid will continue to the end of the month of Ramadan.

He expected that the number of beneficiary families will go up to 5750.

More than 28000 Yemeni families received food aid from RCA’s “Sanadhum” humanitarian campaign, he explained.

Half of the people of Yemen suffer an increasingly worsening real tragedy as shortages of food, medicine and clothes become more acute,” according to Al-Kindi.