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Saudi Arabia's Relief Arm Signs Two Agreements to Support Yemen

Saudi Arabia's Relief Arm Signs Two Agreements to Support Yemen

Tuesday, 31 December, 2019 - 07:45
KSrelief Signs Two Agreements to Support Yemen via SPA

King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed in Riyadh this week two agreements to provide humanitarian aid to Yemenis at a total cost of approximately SR14 million.

The first agreement in the field of emergency response to hygiene and environmental sanitation in Aden Governorate was signed by Advisor at the Royal Court and KSrelief Supervisor General Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah with Hand by Hand Foundation, benefiting 865,000 people in Aden Governorate.

The second agreement in the field of securing and distributing food aid in Yemen in 2020 was signed by Dr. Al Rabeeah with the Charity Coalition for Humanitarian Relief, benefiting 90,000 people in Hadramout Governorate, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Dr. Al Rabeeah said the value of the Saudi projects implemented in Yemen during the past five years amounted to USD16.7 billion, placing Saudi Arabia as the largest international supporter for Yemen.

Meanwhile, KSrelief and in cooperation with Selah Foundation for Development, launched the distribution of 700 winter bags for the displaced and the affected people in Taiz Governorate, benefiting 4,200 people.

The Riyadh-based center also conducted on Monday 15 surgeries, including 3 open-heart surgeries and 12 heart catheterization operations in Mukalla City.

This medical campaign aims to conduct approximately 90 surgeries for low-income people in Mukalla City, according to SPA.

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