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UAE's water project in Yemen's Qataba to benefit 2,000 families

The water project will benefit 18,000 people who have been experiencing water scarcity in Khawkhah district's Qataba area

The water tank has a capacity of 100,000l².
The water tank has a capacity of 100,000l².

In a bid to support the water needs of people in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast, UAE’s Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched a water project in Khawkhah district’s Qataba area, with the director of humanitarian affairs at the ERC, Mohamed Al Junaibi, noting that the project will benefit 2,000 families experiencing water scarcity in the region.

Al Junaibi said that the project will include the restoration of an artesian well, a water tank with a capacity of 100,000l², and a 36,000m water network.

According to director of the Displaced People Unit in Khawkhah district, Mahmoud Saeed, the ERC has implemented a range of projects in the various sectors including education, healthcare, electricity and water. 

He added that water project will benefit more than 18,000 people in Qataba, UAE's state-owned news agency Wam reported. 

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