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Training community committees on the management, operation and maintenance of water projects in Saada

On Wednesday April 18, 2018, in Saada city, the training course on community capacity building for water management, operation and maintenance committees carried out by the National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) that was held in the Alsafraa and Sahar districts, funded by UNICEF was finished. The course, which was implemented in partnership with the General Authority for Rural Water Projects in Saada Governorate, was designed to train and qualify community committees to manage water projects, operation and maintenance of generators and solar energy systems. The Director of the Water, Environmental Sanitation and Communication for Development project, Khaled Al-Leith, stressed the importance of the four-day training course in familiarizing the water management committees with the right and practical ways of the safe operation of the generators of electric pumping and periodic maintenance. They were also trained on how to use solar powered pumps, direct the solar panels to the sun, clean the panels and pumps, and ensure continuous pumping of water to citizens. It is worth noting here that the National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) has implemented three major water projects, funded by UNICEF, to provide safe drinking water to more than 35,000 displaced and affected beneficiaries and the host community in the areas of Wadi Nashour, .Wadi Rabea and Thu Hanish in Sahar and Safra Districts