ERC opens 10 schools in Aden

ADEN, 8th October, 2015 (WAM) – As part of its second phase to rebuild the schools and provide necessary educational requirements, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), has opened 10 schools in Aden.
The schools were reopened after their renovation in the presence of Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary-General of the ERC and the Red Crescent delegation.
The ERC has pledged to renovate and provide all the educational requirements to 154 schools to receive students during this academic year. The school bags and stationary have been distributed to students in Aden Governorate schools.
The guardians in Aden thanked the UAE for striving to normalise life in Aden.
Dr. Ateeq said upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the ERC, the ERC teams in Aden continue their humanitarian efforts in all service sectors to alleviating the suffering of the people of Yemen and rebuiling a number of development and educational projects.
Meanwhile, the first batch of water pumps and sewerage system supplies shipped from the UAE arrived at Aden port to resume operations at the water stations and sewage network in Aden. The ERC has been playing a significant role in the rehabilitation and maintenance of many different government facilities. Its cadres are also involved in the maintenance of infrastructure and health sector projects. They also provide projects for the benefit of families and children of the martyrs in Aden, and distribute food parcels to the inhabitants of Aden.
The Red Crescent supported the municipality of Aden to secure 16 trucks and 1,600 containers to facilitate cleaning, collecting and transporting waste and other municipal work.