*The UAE Red
“Al-waqaaljadeed.com-” Wed. 09 May 2018. Socotra.
“Zayed residential city” considered as development projects, adopted by the UAE in Socotra; and in order to restore hope to the population, who were disaster affected; where the Authority has commenced “Red Crescent” building of “Zayed’s City 1″ in the area of Sadoora in Nojid, and the”Zayed’s City 2” in the area of Saheq, coupled with the construction of housing units in a number of villages. And complete the construction of 356 house within the project “Zayed’s city 1″, and”Zayed’s city2”, with the construction of health and educational facilities and other necessary service, what makes the project a comprehensive and integrated approach. The project, which opened its first phase in May 2017, to the side of the housing, a clinic and a school, besides the residents General Council, and a mosque for 600 prayers, Add to the recreational facilities include a children’s garden and a playground for football.
The UAE Red Crescent authority given the electricity sector in Socotra much attention; it was provide the station of Hadibo the capital of the province, including needs of the gas to run the generator, Also re-formulation and rehabilitation of the electricity network of the island; where it was sending a technical team from the UAE,study of the most important needs of electricity foundation in the province.
The water sector:
The UAE Red Crescent authority established water supply network length of 75 kilometers in the archipelago of Socotra. And “the foundation of Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan for humanitarian action” provides support and assistance to the water sector in the Governorate of Socotra as part of the projects development implementation; to alleviate the water crisis experienced by residents in the province. The project included the drilling and deepening of a number of water wells for waters Foundation of Socotra, to contribute in mitigating the lack of production, especially during the summer period, which is experiencing a significant deficit of water.
The Airport and the Harbor:
Opened last March the final phase of airport rehabilitation, and seaport of Socotra; conducted full maintenance for the airport in Hadino, and construction the waiting hall, and promotion ground services at the airport; so that it is able to receive night flights.
Expansion of the wharf and its fork-lift trucks; to facilitate the work of loading and unloading.
The education sector:
The UAE Red Crescent authority given the education sector in Socotra considerable attention; as a build many extra class into the schools, and rehabilitation and maintenance of all the schools in the island, which contributed to alleviating the suffering of the students and teachers of the deficit schools and books. And establishment and maintenance of 42 classrooms in 14 schools, and the provision of Designated classes of computers and other for students, along with the establishment of a kindergarten.
“crescent” delivered devices, study aids, and computers for computers faculty on the island; to support technical and academic capacity.
UAE crescent authority completed maintenance and rehabilitation of 44 mosque in Socotra is inhabited by 100 thousand people.
In addition the Commission completed the establishment of maritime barrier ; to protect the center of the fish landing in “Hadibo”, providing 100 boat for parents, they work in fishing; as the main sources of income in the archipelago.
The body didn’t missed the recreational side of the population and their families; where created two general parks and two football ground .
The works and projects accomplished by the UAE, confirm that this is the permanent approach of the UAE, Representative in providing aid and assistance to beneficiaries affected by disasters and crises is not in Yemen; but in every place, which heirs from the late founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-nahyan, God rest his soul, and leadership that is not opposite him.
Vital programmers and projects undertaken by the UAE Red Crescent authority in Socotra, studied carefully in cooperation with local authorities; through a cooperation agreement signed with the province of Socotra; to strengthen development efforts and reconstruction in the island.