KSRelief launches new phases of rehabilitation program for 2,000 child soldiers in Yemen

Time: June 22, 2018

DUBAI: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre launched on Thursday the fifth and sixth phases of the rehabilitation program for children recruited by the Houthi militias and forced into the armed conflict.

The two phases aim to rehabilitate 80 child soldiers from different governorates of Yemen, Saudi press agency SPA reported.

The previous stages carried out by the center targeted the recruits from the governorates of Amran, Al-Jawf, Marib and other governorates, where they were rehabilitated and integrated into society.

The project aims to rehabilitate 2,000 child soldiers.

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Saudi aid center delegation takes part in UN humanitarian affairs meetings

Time: June 20, 2018

A delegation from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) was in New York on Tuesday to enhance the efficiency of humanitarian action and raise the capacities of affected and needy peoples.

The delegation participated with the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the UN in the meetings of the humanitarian affairs section of the UN Economic and Social Council, which are held annually.

The center was represented by spokesman Dr. Samer Al-Jatili, and Director of Partnerships and International Relations Dr. Yahya Al-Shammari.

This year’s meetings dealt with topics focused on making humanitarian action more systematic and coordinated.

Earlier, Saudi Arabia’s UN Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi met the delegation of KSRelief to discuss the delegation’s participation in the Council.

On Tuesday, a relief convoy of 15 trains from KSRelief moved from Jazan, targeting the people of the governorate of Hodeidah with basic foodstuff and medicines.

The head of the emergency relief department at the center, Fahad Al-Osaimi, said the convoy was carrying 284 tons of basic food baskets and 95 tons of medicines.

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Sudan receives 458 tons of Saudi humanitarian and medical aid

Time: June 11, 2018

JEDDAH: An aid ship has arrived at Port Sudan carrying 458 tons of food, shelter and medical aid provided by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and
Relief Center (KSRelief) for the Republic of Sudan. The aid follows on the directives of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to help the people of Sudan.
KSRelief, under the leadership of Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, will be responsible for distributing food baskets in two provinces of the Red Sea region of Sudan, as well as North Kordofan province.
KSRelief will also deliver medical supplies to more than 40 health centers, in the hope that more than 50,000 Sudanese nationals will benefit from the Saudi aid shipment.

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