Tag: Yemen

    Kuwait finances water project in Yemen

    Kuwait-based International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) has laid the foundation for a new village for refugees and a water project in Yemen’s Al Hodaydah Governorate, BNA reports.   In statements to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on the sidelines of the ceremony held on this occasion, Al Hodaydah Governor Al Hassan Taher pointed out that the […]

    Solar energy empowers young women in Yemen
    08 Sep 2021

    Ten women in Yemen’s Abs district have built and now run a solar microgrid. The project was set up in 2019 with the help of the UN Development Programme. It helped the women build the power station. The all-female team now runs a solar microgrid in Abs, Yemen, as their own business, providing affordable, renewable […]

    “A tanker rusts and can crack”: Greenpeace warns of the possibility of a disaster off the coast of Yemen

    The international environmental organization Greenpeace has called on the UN to take immediate action to prevent a possible environmental disaster off the coast of Yemen, where the abandoned FSO Safer tanker with 1.1 million barrels (140 thousand tons) of oil is moored. “The question is not if, the question is when. Moored six kilometers off […]