UAE

ERC team inspects work progress of Khalifa bin Zayed Housing City in Yemen

Sharjah 24 – WAM: An Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, team on Thursday inspected the work progress in the infrastructure of the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Housing City in Al Mukalla, the capital of Hadhramaut.

UAE

ERC delivers more urgent food assistance to Yemeni people

Sharjah 24 – WAM: The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, on Thursday continued to distribute urgent food supplies to underprivileged families and people with special needs in the Yemeni Directorate of Tarim as part of the UAE relief programme to alleviate the suffering of the people in the country.

Arab World

Arab FM ministers affirm solidarity with Palestinian leadership, people

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League, stated that the emergency meeting of Arab ministers of foreign affairs, which was held today at the Arab League headquarters to discuss ways of countering Israel’s escalation of tensions in Jerusalem, is a clear message to the whole world that Arabs will never abandon the Al Aqsa Mosque and the "Noble Sanctuary of Jerusalem."

UAE

UAE donates $10 million to support WHO’s efforts to combat Cholera in Yemen

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced the UAE’s donation of USD 10 million to WHO to support its efforts in combating Cholera in Yemen.

UAE

Manal bint Mohammed praises Gender Balance Lab initiative

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Emirates Gender Balance Council and Founder of the Dubai Women Foundation, has praised the leading initiative of the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority to establish a balance between male and female employees in all parts of the authority, to raise productivity levels and establish a better work-life balance.

Environment

Coastal mangroves are among the most imperiled ecosystems on earth, warns UN

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Coastal mangroves are among the most imperilled ecosystems on earth, with current estimates indicating that up to 67 percent has been lost to date, according to the United Nations science wing.