The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed virtually in Riyadh on Monday a joint agreement with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), to implement seven different projects worth $46 million for Yemen, within the framework of the UN Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan 2020.
The agreement was co-signed by Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of KSrelief Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah and UN Regional Representative for the Gulf States Eltayeb Adam.
The agreement aims to support the Yemeni children affected by coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) by providing educational opportunities through distance learning and developing preparedness plans to safely return to schools.
It also aims to build the capabilities of education institution staff by providing training programs and raising awareness to deal with COVID-19 within the educational environment, in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and local channels in 20 Yemeni governorates.
The agreement will support Yemeni children’s access to high level education by equipping schools and providing school supplies for them.
Dr. Al Rabeeah said the agreement was signed in implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crthe own Prince.
The agreement will benefit 16,851,000 individuals in Yemen. It includes seven executive programs.