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(Placename) a port in N Yemen, on the Red Sea. Pop: 547 000 (2005 est)


(hʊˈdeɪ dɑ)

a seaport in the Republic of Yemen, on the Red Sea. 155,110.
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Noun1.Hodeida - an important port in Yemen on the Red SeaHodeida - an important port in Yemen on the Red Sea
Republic of Yemen, Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
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REUTERS/Fawaz Salman ADEN - 15 February 2018: Arab Coalition fighter jets destroyed a ballistic missile launch pad near Al Hudaydah airport in western Yemen, Yemeni sources said Thursday morning.
Yemen imports about 90 per cent of its staple food and nearly all of its fuel and medicine, therefore the functioning of all ports - including Al Hudaydah, Saleef and Aden - is critical to meet vital needs, McGoldrick said in the statement on Thursday.
136 civilians and non-combatants were killed and some 87 injured as a result of airstrikes in Sanaa, Saada, Al Hudaydah and Taizz governorates in the period from December 6 to 16," Colville said.
On November 22, the coalition announced the re-opening Al Hudaydah port and the Sanaa airport, after they were closed down following the Houthis' a ballistic missile that targeted the Saudi capital of Riyadh on November 4.
Riyadh, Dhu-AlQa'dah 18, 1438, August 10, 2017, SPA -- Official Spokesman of the coalition (the coalition to restore legitimate Yemeni government), Colonel Turki Al-Malki, announced that the Joint Forces Command had followed what was published by OCHA in Yemen regarding banning commercial flights from and to Sana'a International Airport, he added that the coalition command had and is still working to its best efforts to ensure the safe arrival of all commercial, cargo and relief flights to all Yemeni airports in Sana'a, Aden, Al Hudaydah, Seiyun, Mukalla and Socotra through issuing proper flight permits for all incoming requests, and assigning Bisha National Airport for air traffic management in accordance with UNSCR 2216.
In Aden, Abyan, Al Hudaydah, Amran, Sanaa, Hajjah, and Saada, the living conditions at shelters weighed negatively on the health conditions of many IDPs, particularly those with chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, kidney failure, cancer and hypertension.
It is introducing a similar scheme 'Enhancing the Resilience of Rural Areas in Yemen', to provide two-year temporary employment to 1,700 young men and women in Hajjah and Al Hudaydah.
It added that the center has been instructed to send urgent aid to the Yemeni governorate of Al Hudaydah.
EDT), the ship detected at least one missile that we assess originated from Houthi-controlled territory near Al Hudaydah, Yemen.
According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), local media has reported that ground fighting and air strikes have killed and maimed children and women, and destroyed homes and markets, particularly in the capital, Sana'a, and its governorates, Sa'ada, Taizz, and Al Hudaydah.
We were not able to get to Yemen because they bombed the port of Al Hudaydah eight times in a single day on the day we were intending to arrive.
While 574 Indians were evacuated from Sanaa by Air India, which did three sorties, another group of 479 were rescued from Al Hudaydah by INS Mumbai , the external affairs ministry spokesperson said.