FAO Supports 2,500 Families Affected By Floods In Amran

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epa05257124 Yemenis stand on a car at a flooded street following heavy rain, in Sana?a, Yemen, 13 April 2016. Torrential rain hit Sanaa and most parts of Yemen as summer temperatures soar. EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

Al-Thawra Net

April 19th, the acting Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Mr. Ali al–Fathial, the General Secretary of the local council in Amran province Mr. Saleh al-Makhloos and the representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Mr. Salah Hassan held a meeting  to discuss the mechanism of the action plan to aid and support the people affected by the flash floods and heavy rainfall in the province of Amran.

During the meeting, the participants discussed plans of how FAO will distribute 4,124 tons of wheat seeds, 115,25 tons of fertilizer and  2,700 of agricultural tools to at least 2,500 families affected by the floods, landslides and heavy rainfall in the province of Amran, to the north of Sana’a.

Meanwhile, they stressed on the necessity to feed 100 livestock since several feed mills in Hodeidah were forced to shut down due to the Saudi aggression.ᐧ