Report: Losses of Youth, Sports Sector Amounted to $1 Billion due to US-Saudi Aggression Targeting


Official statistics recorded one billion dollars losses of the Youth and Sports sector as a result of direct and indirect targeting by the aggression. According to a report by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, 107 youth and sports facilities were totally and partially destroyed as a result of the aggression. The losses amounted to about $650 million, while the preliminary estimates of damages and indirect losses amounted to $350 million.

The report pointed out that the establishments targeted by the aggression were distributed in 17 governorates, the Sana’a city ranked first with 32 establishments with a loss of $210 million. The provinces of Aden and Al-Mahweet came second with nine establishments each with $114 million, followed by the provinces of Abyan and Hodeidah by eight facilities in each of them and losses amounted to $142 million, and the provinces of Sa’ada and Al-Baidha by seven facilities worth $22 million.

Sports and youth facilities in Taiz and a Hajjah were targeted by US-Saudi aggression and its mercenaries were by six installations worth $37 million, followed by the provinces of Ibb and Marib, which three facilities were destroyed each of them losses of $60 million. Two facilities in each Amran, Dhamar and Hadramout governorates were damaged in a loss of $ 51 million. One sports facility in Raima, Al-Dhale’e and Shabwa was destroyed with a loss of $2 million.

The report pointed out that the aggression targeted seven stadiums, 13 sports courts, destroyed 13 closed gymnasiums, nine youth hostels, 20 administrative headquarters and six headquarters of sports federations.

You might also like