Relief work helps displaced Yemenis with education

02/01/21

Saudi aid agency and the IOM have signed a joint agreement to provide humanitarian support to vulnerable communities in Yemen. (SPA)
  • KSrelief seeks to provide displaced Yemeni families with aid and basic needs to alleviate their suffering

RIYADH: Work to help displaced Yemeni children continue their education and return to school is continuing through the joint efforts of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The support has helped 8,500 students to return to class, in addition to 750 teaching and administrative staff, in various provinces.
KSrelief and the IOM have signed a joint agreement to provide shelter, essential items, camp management and education support to vulnerable communities in the governorates of Marib, Aden, Lahj and Hadramout. These efforts benefit 224,918 people as part of the $15 million Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen 2020.
It is part of the organizations’ response to crises in conflict zones and within their support framework for Arab states to meet their needs in times of crisis. It is also part of the work being carried out by KSrelief in partnership with the IOM in several countries including Yemen.

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KSrelief distributes over 562 tons of food in Yemen

Time: 30 December 2020

A total of 9,627 people benefited from the food aid. (SPA)

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) on Tuesday distributed over 562 tons of food items among the internally displaced Yemenis in Hajjah governorate.
A total of 9,627 people benefited from the food aid.
The center’s health teams, meanwhile, continued field visits to schools in Aden governorate as part of a campaign to address the issue of malnutrition among Yemeni children and educational staff.
During the month of December, 11,128 people benefited from various services such as psychiatry and community health.
Since the launch of the program in October, a total of 44,000 students and teachers have benefited from the services provided by the center.
The center recently signed an agreement worth $4 million to support nutrition programs for children under five, pregnant and breastfeeding women in seven Yemeni governorates.
The project will benefit 437, 179 individuals. Under the agreement, health facilities will be built and equipped with modern machinery. The center will also help the Yemeni authorities operate nutrition clinics, mobile teams and provide them with medical supplies and training in this regard.

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

Time: 22 December 2020

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.

In November 2020, 3,270 patients were seen in the registration and sorting department, 535 in the observation department, and 190 in inpatient services. The epidemic disease clinic saw 3,270 patients, and the health education and awareness department had 2,814 visitors. Prescriptions were provided by the pharmacy to 3,321 patients. Medical referral system services were provided for 178 patients, and 30 waste disposal activities were completed.

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