Mon 13-03-2017 19:58 PM

ERC distributes relief aid in Yemen

HADRAMAUT, 13th March, 2017 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) distributed fresh batches of relief aid to families living in Tarim Directorate of the Hadramaut Governorate in Yemen on Monday.

The gesture is a continuation of the UAE's humanitarian and relief role in Yemen to relieve the economic burden on Yemeni families.

Abdullah Al Musafri, Head of the ERC team in Hadramaut, said the distribution of relief aid was in line with the UAE's efforts to meet the needs of the Yemeni people and to ease their suffering, caused by the shortage of necessities.

The citizens in Tarim have expressed their appreciation and thanked the UAE's leadership, people and the ERC for the aid.

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