x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 17 January 2018

Khalifa foundation hands out 1,500 more food parcels in Yemen

The aid is part of a Dh500 million grant for those living in poverty from the President, Sheikh Khalifa.

The Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation continues to distribute food aid to Yemeni villages in the Hudaida governorate.

The state news agency, Wam, said the poorest areas were visited on Wednesday and 1,500 food parcels were distributed.

The aid is part of a Dh500 million grant for those living in poverty from the President, Sheikh Khalifa.

The food has been sourced from local markets in Yemen before it was put into food parcels, to help boost the local economy.

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