Al Hudaydah

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Al Hudaydah:

see HodeidaHodeida
or Al Hudaydah
, city (1994 pop. 298,452), W Yemen, on the Red Sea. An important port, it exports coffee, cotton, dates, and hides. It was developed as a seaport in the mid-19th cent. by the Turks. After a disastrous fire in Jan.
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, Yemen.
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Each quantity contains 900,000 liters of fuel distributed over 25 trucks, each one with a capacity of 36,000 liters, whereas five trucks carrying 180,000 liters are distributed weekly to the regions of Mahwa, Sana'a, Imran, Dhamer, Hajjah, Sa'ada, Hodeidah, Rima, Abyan and Lahj.
He pointed out that hostilities continued in Yemen's southern Hodeidah Governorate, about 100 kilometres south of Hodeidah port.
28 (Saba) -- Five girls on Wednesday were killed and other three injured in an air strike which was launched by the US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition on Hodeidah province, an official told Saba.
Summary: The coalition fighters also destroyed a Houthi mobile ballistic missile launching pad near Hodeidah Airport.
According to statements on Yemeni army official website "Septermber 26" from sources on the ground, fighting intensified between the terrorists and national army with the aid of coalition fighters in the coastal province of Hodeidah.
Speaking to the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Al Hassan Tahir, Governor of Hodeidah, expressed his thanks and appreciation to the UAE for the prominent role in liberating the district of Hayes, saying the UAE Armed Forces have provided both field and military support to the Yemeni National Army during the operation.
A ship carrying four mobile cranes purchased by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has arrived in Yemens Hodeidah Port to allow faster delivery of relief items for Yemeni families in the grips of the worlds biggest hunger crisis.
14 (BNA): The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Jamie McGoldrick has welcomed the opening of Hodeidah and Salif seaports for humanitarian and commercial shipments and called on Houthi coup militia to stop threatening Red Sea ports.
Mitchell's intervention came as UN humanitarian agencies in Yemen pleaded with Saudi Arabia to permit the delivery of two urgently needed shipments of medicine and food aid blocked outside the port of Hodeidah, warning that a 15-day Saudi-imposed blockade was endangering tens of thousands of lives.
On Friday, the ICRC said three cities Saada, Taiz and Hodeidah had run out of clean water because the blockade had cut imports of fuel needed for pumping and sanitation, depriving close to 1 million people of clean water.
Qatar Red Crescent said in a press statement yesterday that these medical supplies are distributed to the Revolution Complex centre for the displaced in Sanaa, Bani Ali Centre in Ibb governorate, Al-Shaheed Al-Durra Centre in Jabal Habashi in Taiz, May 22nd Centre in Muzaffar Governorate, and Al Khokha centre in Hodeidah province.
Speaking to reporters, the minister said the cases were mainly reported in Hajjah, Sana'a, Hodeidah, Amran and Ibb.