ADEN, 7th August, 2016 (WAM)–Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has provided local authorities in Aden with nine special vehicles for combating epidemics that have spread across the governorate, such as dengue fever and malaria, due to the difficult conditions triggered by recent events.

The ERC delegation delivered the vehicles to Under-Secretary of Aden Governorate Mohamed Nasr Al Shazali, as part of the programme implemented by the ERC to improve the quality of health services in Yemen.

Al Shazali praised the continued support of the UAE to the Yemeni people to improve the humanitarian situation and meet their basic health care and services, as well as provide a decent living for the people.

He said the ERC has been exerting great efforts in various fields and sectors to meet the needs of the people of Yemen. The Yemeni official extended his gratitude to the UAE leadership in supporting the Yemeni people, to improve their conditions in the city of Aden and other liberated governorates.