KSrelief’s MASAM Teams Continue to Deactivate Explosive Devices in Yemen

Time: 21 October 2020

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: During the second week of October 2020, MASAM project teams from King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) deactivated a total of 1,413 explosive devices, including 263 anti-vehicle mines, 41 improvised explosive devices and 1,109 pieces of unexploded ordnance. Since the project began in June 2018, MASAM teams have deactivated a total of 192,467 Houthi militia-planted devices.

Militia groups have deployed more than a million explosive devices in populated areas throughout Yemen during the ongoing conflict there. These devices have killed and wounded many innocent civilians and remain a serious threat to the safety and security of Yemen.

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UNRWA Appreciates KSA’s Support through KSrelief

Time: 20 October 2020

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: In a recent letter to KSrelief, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) recently expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), for the generous support UNRWA received from the Kingdom to enable the organization to continue to assist Palestinian refugees in various countries around the world.

Mr. Lazzarini also thanked KSrelief for its support, and for the vital role it has played in supporting Palestinian refugees, and praised the strategic decades.-long relationship between the Kingdom and UNRWA, adding that he looked forward to more of such cooperation in the future.

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The Emergency Center for Epidemic Disease Control in Hajjah Continues to Provide Services

18/10/20

HAJJAH, YEMEN: The Emergency Center for Epidemic Disease Control continues to provide treatment services for beneficiaries in the Hajjah governorate, with the support of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) in cooperation with the Taybah Foundation for Development.

From 1 to 7 October 2020, 662 patients were seen in the registration and sorting department, 148 in the observation department, and 31 in inpatient services. The epidemic disease clinic saw 662 patients, and the health education and awareness department had 475 visitors. Prescriptions were provided by the pharmacy to 674 patients. Medical referral system services were provided for 3 patients, and 5 waste disposal activities were completed.

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145 Aid Trucks Have Arrived to Yemen though Al Wadiah Port

17/10/20

AL WADIAH, YEMEN: A convoy of aid trucks from King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) recently crossed into Yemen from the Al Wadiah port of entry. During the third quarter of 2020, 145 trucks have entered Yemen through this land port bound for the Aden, Ma’rib, Lahij, Al Hudaydah, Sa’dah, Hajjah, Dhale and Hadramawt governorates. Cargo has included 2,200 tons of dates, 128 tons of medical aid, 935.5 tons of shelter aid and 657.2 tons of other food aid to provide shelter support and food security to targeted beneficiaries.

KSrelief has implemented more than 400 impartial, multisectoral humanitarian initiatives across Yemen, alleviating the suffering of millions of people in urgent need of help.

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KSrelief Distributes Shelter Support to Sudan Flood Victims

Time: 16 October 2020

KHARTOUM, SUDAN: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) recently distributed food and shelter support to flood victims in Sudan as part of an aid airlift sent to the country by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Some 600 food baskets (64.2 tons) were distributed in the Um Derman area of the Khartoum state. 3,600 people benefitted from this aid, which is being provided within the framework of an ongoing relief program to help those affected by recent flooding in various parts of Sudan.

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KSrelief’s MASAM Teams Continue to Deactivate Explosive Devices in Yemen

Time: 15 October 2020

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: During the first week of October 2020, MASAM project teams from King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) deactivated a total of 1,857 explosive devices, including one antipersonnel mine, 417 anti-vehicle mines, and 1,439 pieces of unexploded ordnance. Since the project began in June 2018, MASAM teams have deactivated a total of 191,045 Houthi militia-planted devices.

Militia groups have deployed more than a million explosive devices in populated areas throughout Yemen during the ongoing conflict there. These devices have killed and wounded many innocent civilians and remain a serious threat to the safety and security of Yemen.

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KSRelief continues helping Sudan flood victims

Time: 14 October 2020  

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RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center on Tuesday distributed over 42 tons of food items among flood victims in Khartoum, Sudan.
In addition to sending aid to flood victims, the Kingdom is also assisting the country in its fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Earlier this week, the center handed over 100 tons of dates as a gift from Saudi Arabia to Sudan.
The Kingdom had been one of the largest donors to Sudan, with a total amount of donations exceeding $1.2 billion until 2019.
The center also organized a lecture on COVID-19 at its clinics operation in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan.
Thirty-four Syrian refugees, who are health practitioners by profession, took part in the lecture given by Dr. Zakia Bukhari, a consultant on epidemiology and infectious diseases.
The aim of the lecture was to create awareness about ways to check the spread of the virus.

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KSrelief Provides 37,000 Boxes of Dates to Hadramawt

Time: 13 October 2020

HADRAMAWT, YEMEN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) recently launched the distribution of 37,000 boxes of dates to various districts in Yemen’s Hadramawt governorate. The governorate’s Assistant Undersecretary for Valley and Desert Affairs, Engineer Hisham Muhammad Al Saidi, expressed his appreciation for the Kingdom’s efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people during the ongoing crisis in their country.

The Director General of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor office, Dr. Abdullah Bagham, expressed the office and civil society organizations’ pride in the effective partnerships with KSrelief which contribute to serving the local community, including IDPs.

KSrelief has implemented more than 400 impartial, multisectoral humanitarian initiatives across Yemen, alleviating the suffering of millions of people in need.

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KSrelief Continues to Distribute Urgent Aid for Sudan Flood Victims

Time: 10 October 2020

KHARTOUM, SUDAN: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) continues to distribute food and shelter aid to flood victims in Sudan as part of an ongoing airlift initiative sponsored by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In a recent shipment, 74.9 tons of food baskets were distributed to provide nutritional assistance to 4,500 people in the Derdeb area of the Red Sea state.

This aid comes within the framework of an ongoing relief program to people affected by recent flooding in various parts of Sudan.

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KSrelief Distributes Shelter Aid to Sudanese Flood Victims

Time: 07 October 2020

KHARTOUM, SUDAN: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) recently distributed shelter support to flood victims in Sudan as part of an ongoing airlift funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The aid included the distribution of 155 tents in the Barbar area, and 47 tents, 245 tarpaulins and 65 boxes of dates in the Al Damr area; 3,072 people in the Nile River state will benefit from this aid. Another 100 tents and 200 tarpaulins were also provided for 1,800 people in the Toker area of the Red Sea state.

The aid is included in a comprehensive Saudi relief program to help Sudanese flood victims throughout the country.

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