Time: October 29, 2019
- Saudi assistance since May 2015 has reached $16 billion
RIYADH: A medical team from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) will perform surgeries to fix congenital deformities of the urinary tract in children in Yemen’s Seiyun General Hospital.
Sixty-nine children from different governorates in Yemen will undergo the surgery. Abdul Hadi Al-Tamimi, an assistant undersecretary for Hadhramaut governorate, thanked KSRelief for supporting the Yemeni people.
He said the continuous humanitarian support provided by Saudi Arabia confirms the depth of relations between the two peoples. Beneficiaries thanked KSRelief for its services and humanitarian work in Yemen.
The center is carrying out several humanitarian projects in Jordan, Syria and Yemen.
The center has started a computer training course for students at Zaatari Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan, through the Saudi Center for Community Service.
The course aims to equip students with the basic skills of using computers.
Meanwhile, the center distributed, in cooperation with the Benevolence Coalition for Humanitarian Relief, 135 food baskets in Haradh district, Yemen, benefiting 810 people.
Mobile nutrition clinics of KSRelief continue to provide treatment services in Sana’a governorate, in partnership with the Tiba Development Foundation. The total number of medical nutrition clinic beneficiaries thus far has reached 1,511.
The center also implemented a water and sanitation program that preserves the lives of families in Al-Khawkhah in Hodeidah, benefiting 34,614 people.
KSRelief General Supervisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah said the Kingdom was keen to protect the Yemeni people and achieve security and stability in the country. He said that Riyadh did not discriminate between Yemeni groups, sects and regions, and provided assistance without bias.
Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian efforts exerted through KSRelief have reached 45 countries to date, through 1,062 projects, most allocated to Yemen.
The total Saudi assistance to Yemen since May 2015 amounted to $16 billion in humanitarian and development aid, in addition to supporting refugees, providing funds to Yemen’s central bank and supporting the Yemeni economy.