UAE humanitarian help for Socotra continues, Khalifa Foundation says
With inhabitants of the remote Yemeni island of Socotra continuing to face difficulties because of :
- a lack of infrastructure
- humanitarian aid from the UAE is continuing to flow to the island
- officials at the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation told WAM
The Foundation and the Emirates Red Crescent, have been providing
- humanitarian aid
For the development of the island’s infrastructure since the outbreak of conflict in mainland Yemen in 2011.
As well as, The Foundation also donated around 750,000 dirhams to a number of mosques along Socotra’s main road network to allow them to purchase food.
UAE role making a difference in Socotra
UAE officials have detailed the country’s long efforts in order to support people on the Yemeni island of Socotra.
As well as, The United Arab Emirates has helped it to recover from:
- political instability
- natural disasters
Leading the efforts has been the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, which provided support in
Also, The foundation promoted university education on the island’s two colleges:
- The College of Education
- College of Society for Vocational
- As well as, Technical Training