ERC launches Ramadan ration distribution in Hadramaut

March 13, 2024 / 5:27 PM
Sharjah24 - WAM: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched the "Ramadan Project" to distribute food to patients with cancer, thalassemia, and kidney failure in Mukalla, as well as to needy families in Hadramaut Governorate, Yemen.
The project aims to bring joy and happiness during Ramadan by providing 1,122 food baskets to 5,610 individuals in targeted families.

Hamoud Rashid Al Shamsi, Advisor for Development and International Cooperation and ERC Representative said in a statement that this project comes within the framework of the UAE's humanitarian and development efforts to improve life, alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people, and meet their needs during the holy month of Ramadan. It also aims to enhance food security in light of the current circumstances that their country is experiencing.

He also pointed out that this aid contributes to bridging the food gap and meeting the needs of the beneficiaries.

Ahmed Bazrous, Director General of the Office of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor in the Hadhramaut coast, praised the efforts of the UAE and its provision of assistance in various fields, especially those that affect people's livelihood.

He also noted in this regard the efforts and support of the ERC for patients and the most needy families in Hadramaut Governorate.

The "Ramadan Project" is part of a series of humanitarian projects and programmes provided by the ERC in Yemen within the framework of the comprehensive response to the needs of the fraternal Yemeni people in various humanitarian and development fields.
March 13, 2024 / 5:27 PM

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