YEMEN Press Agency

UN Humanitarian Coordinator briefs on humanitarian work in Hodeidah port

HODEIDAH, April 22 (YPA) – UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen briefed on progress of humanitarian and relief work in the port of Hodeidah, SABA reported on Sunday.

During her meeting with the leadership of the Yemeni Red Sea Ports Corporation, Chairman of the Board of the corporation Mohammed Ishaq, provide an overview about damages caused in the Corporation due to war led by Saudi coalition.

He also dealt with the volume of heavy damaged caused by coalition in the port, causing the retreat of its activities to more than 60%.
“Losses of the Red Sea Ports Corporation due to war amounted to one billion dollar,” he added.

The coordinator of humanitarian affairs said purpose of her visit is to the port aims to examine the volume of the damages in the port.

“Port of Hodeidah is a major artery for the lives of Yemenis” she said, stressing the need to continue work in the port for the relief works.
The UN official, along with Ishaq circled the hangar and the container berths, where they were briefed on damages caused to the port and corporation.