Fares reviews the rehabilitation and paving work at the fishing port in Al-Hodeidah.

The Assistant Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Muhammad Fares, and the Director of SCMCHA’s branch in Hodeidah Governorate, Jaber Al-Razhi, were briefed on the progress of work in the project to rehabilitate the fish landing center in the city of Hodeidah.

Fares and Al-Razhi listened to an explanation from the Vice head of the General Authority for Fisheries, Abdul-Malik Sabra, about the maintenance work that had been accomplished, the rehabilitation of the office building, the implementation of the lighting network, the project to deepen the sea gate of the port that is being implemented, and the efforts made to complete the paving project for the square, as well as to rehabilitate and restore all hangars and port facilities.

Fares confirmed the importance of speedy completion of the project due to its importance in improving the infrastructure of the fishery sector and serving fishermen.

Fares pointed out the importance of preparing an integrated plan for the rest of the fish landing centers in the governorate and the rest of the centers in the districts in order to rehabilitate them.

The Director of SCMCHA’s Branch explained that the project is being implemented by the World Bank through FAO as part of the response project to enhance food security and resilience in the Al-Hawak and Al-Hali districts.

Al-Razhi indicated that the Desert Locust Control and Control Center affiliated with the General Administration of Plant Protection is currently being rehabilitated through the establishment of a management building and equipment stores.

He pointed out that the cost of interventions in the two centers is estimated at about 650 thousand dollars.

They were accompanied during the visit by FAO agriculture official Ashraf Al-Hawamdeh and project specialist Mohamed Farea.

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