At a cost of 835 thousand dollars… launching a project to provide water to the entire population of Hodeidah.

As part of SCMCHA’s efforts
and its branches in the governorates, to direct funds towards implementing development and service projects that contribute to alleviating human suffering and meeting the needs of citizens.

A project to operate a solar energy system for the Zubariya water station was launched today, at a cost of $835,000, funded by the German Development Bank through UNICEF.

The 960 kilowatt station consists of 1,4

40 solar panels, with a production capacity of 2,000 cubic meters of water per hour.

The project also includes the supply and installation of 1,440 solar panels with a total capacity of 960 kilowatts under the supervision of the corporation, benefiting 500,000 people in the city of Al Hodeidah.

The project provides the station with a solar energy system and its accessories. It comes as part of plans to improve water services and expand solar energy projects to reduce the cost of operating water wells with diesel and delivering water to citizens’ homes.

The governor of the governorate, Muhammad Ayyash Qahim, appreciated SCMCHA effort in implementing the project because of the importance of implementing sustainable projects for citizens to benefit from, which represents a priority for providing water to citizens.

For his part, the director of SCMCHA’s branch in Hodeidah, Jaber Al-Razhi, confirmed that the project comes within the efforts of the Supreme Council to implement development and service projects, and implement solar energy projects to provide water to the residents of the city of Al Hodeidah, to alleviating the suffering of the citizen.

Al-Razhi pointed out that the project represents a response to the urgent needs of the population suffering from a severe shortage of water supplies.

He highlighted that the project will enable 500,000 residents of Hodeidah to access water in a sustainable manner.

The aggression coalition had targeted the Zubariya water station, which supplies the residents of Al Hodeidah, in June 2019, so SCMCHA worked with humanitarian partners to restore the project and re-provide water to the residents of Al Hodeidah city.


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