UAE's ERC opens largest fishing facility in Yemen's Red Sea Coast
The facility comprises 12 storage rooms, an admin facility with 8 rooms, a meeting room, a mosque, 3 guardrooms, and more
The UAE’s humanitarian arm, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has launched the largest fishing centre in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast, which is equipped with a solar energy system.
The facility comprises an area for selling fish, 12 storage rooms for equipment, an administrative facility with eight rooms, a meeting room, two rooms for electricity generators, a mosque, three guardrooms, two main gates, and the fishermen’s association headquarters with four rooms.
According to the state-run news agency, Wam, the ERC launched the project as part of its support for the Red Sea Coast to help ensure stability and economic development.
Commenting on the initiative, the ERC representative in the Red Sea Coast, Abdullah Al Hubaishi, said that the project will benefit 3,000 fishermen in Al Faza and neighbouring areas.
Al Hubaishi added that the project is the 34th implemented by the ERC in the Red Sea Coast. The ERC has established and restored 24 fishing centres and distributed 500 fishing equipment boxes, benefitting 24,000 fishermen from 50 villages.