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Khalifa foundation distributes 10,000 food parcels in Yemen

Some 10,000 food parcels have been distributed among the needy families in Al Rawda area of Sana'a, Yemen, by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation.

ABU DHABI // Some 10,000 food parcels were distributed among the needy families in Al Rawda area of Sana'a, Yemen, by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation under the supervision of the UAE embassy there.

The effort is a part of an initiative by Sheikh Khalifa, President of the UAE, to offer Dh500 million in food aid for the country's poverty-stricken regions.

The basic foodstuff were distributed among poor Yemeni families in other areas in the province of Sana'a.

About 85,000 families have so far benefitted.

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