Time: 01 January 2021
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) recently signed a joint cooperation agreement to support nutrition for children under the age of five, and pregnant and lactating mothers in seven Yemeni governorates. The agreement, which has a total cost of USD 4 million, was signed by KSrelief’s Assistant Supervisor General of Operations and Programs, Eng. Ahmed Al Baiz, at KSrelief’s headquarters in Riyadh.
Some 437,179 individuals will benefit from the project. The components of the agreement include preparation of health care facilities, including equipment and furnishings, and the establishment of fixed and mobile nutritional centers and clinics. In addition, staff training, awareness and education sessions will be provided. The primary goal of the program is to save and preserve lives, and to limit the spread of malnutrition among vulnerable population groups.