USAID Reviews Partnership With UAE Red Crescent

    Red Crescent staff doing a first aid simulation. The U.S. Agency for International Development and United Arab Emirates Red Crescent agree on the need to find a common mechanism to better coordinate their lifesaving operations in Yemen. Photo by: Anas Qtiesh / CC BY 2.0 Anas QtieshCC BY 2.0

    The U.S. Agency for International Development and United Arab Emirates Red Crescent has agreed on the need to find a common mechanism to better coordinate their lifesaving operations in Yemen, Saba News report. The two agencies met June 3 in Abu Dhabi to review their partnership and seek better ways to help vulnerable groups in Yemen, particularly those displaced by the fighting in the Saada governorate.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.