UAE-funded water project opens in Yemen’s Mocha

June 17, 2019 Off By Web Desk

With the support of the United Arab Emirates, a project to increase water production capacity was launched Sunday in Mocha, on the Red Sea coast of Yemen, to serve more than 30,000 residents of the city and neighboring areas.

Director of Humanitarian Affairs for the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) in Yemen Mohammed Al Junaibi said the project includes the drilling of two artesian wells and connecting them to an 84 KVA generator and two water storage tanks, along with pipes to connect them to the main water distribution system.

Director-General of Mocha City Sultan Abdullah Mahmoud said the project would allow 24-hour access to potable water. He thanked the UAE for its role in improving, developing, and providing services in the water, electricity, education, and health fields, among others, for Yemeni citizens.

This humanitarian initiative is one of 31 projects implemented by the UAE in the liberated provinces of Yemen.

Source: International Islamic News Agency