ERC helps 1,800 Yemeni students to return to school

HODEIDAH, 20th February, 2019 (WAM) — The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, yesterday inaugurated the Al Fatah Elementary and Secondary School in Al Qataba, Khawkhah District in Hodeidah Governorate, after it has been renovated, rehabilitated and furnished, to support the education sector in Yemen.

The ERC’s representative in the Red Sea Coast stated that the project was completed in record time, to enable 1,800 students to resume their elementary and secondary education. He pointed out that the project included the restoration of seven classrooms with its supplies, as well as the provision of a comprehensive solar energy system.

Mohammed Yahia Abdul Salam, Director-General of Khawkhah District and Chairman of the Local Council, stated that the ERC has carried out many humanitarian, services and development projects, which have helped to restore the stability of Yemeni villages and regions of Al Khawkhah District and other areas in Hodeidah Governorate, especially the Red Sea Coast.

He added that the school will serve serves many regions.

The beneficiaries lauded the UAE’s role in supporting the education and other sectors in Al Khawkhah District, saying that the school enabled 42 teachers to return to work and students to resume their second semester.

WAM/Rola Alghoul/MOHD AAMIR

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