UAE provides 21.4 tons of food aid to Mukalla residents

Mukalla, August 24, 2020 — The United Arab Emirates has provided 500 food parcels containing 21.4 tons of food aid to residents of The Mukalla district of Hadramaut Governorate, benefiting 2,500 members of disadvantaged families.

The food aid, which was distributed by Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, teams, is part of the UAE’s efforts to alleviate the suffering of local people and normalise their lives, in light of the dire conditions in Yemen.

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After receiving the aid, residents thanked the UAE’s leadership, government and people for supporting them through their difficult circumstances, and praised the UAE’s historic support for Yemen.

Since the beginning of 2020, a total of 29,910 food parcels have been distributed in the UAE, weighing 2,397,728 tonnes and benefiting 149,550 people in need in Hadramaut.