The following article and illustration have been provided by the Embassy of the Embassy of the United Arab Emiratees (UAE) in Seoul for publication by The Korea Post media, publisher of 3 English and 2 Korean-languge news publications since 1985.-Ed.
The UAE has dispatched six aircrafts to Yemen carrying 122.1 tons of medical supplies, including 65 ventilators and 100,000 PCR test kits for the benefit of 122,000 medical staff working in the frontlines.
In addition, the UAE provided 60,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses.
In 2021, the UAE provided USD230 million to support international programs that meet the medical, nutritional, and food security needs of the country through the United Nation, which will meet the food needs of 6 million Yemenis, including 1 million children, in response to the food security risks observed in some areas of Yemen.
The breakdown of figures follows:
UAE Response to Yemen Crisis AED22.97 billion (USD6.25 billion)
Development 61%, Humanitarian 39%
General Program Assistance 10.94 (2.98)
Commodity Aid (Emergency Multi-sector Aid, Emergency Food Aid) 4.54 (1.24)
Health 2.67 (0.73)
Energy Generation and Supply 1.78 (0.49)
Government and Civil Society Others (Legal and Judicial Development) 0.78 (0.21)
Transport and Storage 0.67 (0.18)
Social Services 0.60 (0.16)
Others 0.98 (0.27)