KSRelief launches training initiative for Yemeni women

Time: 04 September 2020

ADEN: Saudi Arabia’s aid organization has joined forces with the Benevolence Coalition for Humanitarian Relief (BCHR) to launch a training initiative for Yemeni women heads of household and orphans.
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center will help coordinate the vocational sessions as part of the Seed of Safety project in Aden.
The scheme will include various training programs covering sewing, embroidery, the making of pastry, sweets, incense, and perfume, along with photography and montage. It will take place over two months, followed by the launch of 50 small projects in Aden and west coast areas.

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KSrelief and UNDP Implement Agricultural Projects in Yemen

Time: 01 September 2020

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as part of an emergency support project to assist Yemeni farmers, is implementing a number of initiatives, including providing farmers with tools and equipment, improving their livelihoods and their ability to provide for their families, protecting their land from desertification and increasing agricultural production. The project also addresses water shortages to help the farmers better provide for their livestock and increase agricultural outputs. 
Through this support, KSrelief hopes to create economic opportunities and improve both agricultural and non-agricultural livelihoods in areas conducive to the implementation of early economic recovery projects. The center seeks to accomplish these goals by supporting and incentivizing agricultural professionals.
KSrelief is also implementing an emergency support project for the most affected families in six Yemeni provinces: Taiz, Lahj, Abyan, Al-Dalla, Hajjah and Omran, with the aim of enhancing food security and providing livelihoods for 70,000 people. The government’s policy of “strengthening the state of the economy” has also been enhanced by the development of a reliable system for rehabilitating the production infrastructure of commercial fisheries.
This comes within the framework of the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, represented by KSrelief, to provide a variety of humanitarian services to the Yemeni people during the ongoing crisis in their country. 

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Two KSrelief Trucks Cross Al Wadiah Port with Medical Aid for Aden and Ma’rib

Time: 31 August 2020

AL-WADEEAH, YEMEN: Between 24 and 26 August 2020, two trucks from King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) crossed the Al Wadiah border crossing point from Saudi Arabia carrying 11 tons and 272 kilograms of medical supplies, including 24 wheelchairs and a variety of medicines. The medical aid was bound for the Aden and Ma’rib provinces to support health care services in those two regions.

KSrelief provides ongoing impartial assistance to all parts of Yemen to alleviate the suffering on the Yemeni people – hundreds of multisector projects.

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KSrelief Distributes 4,500 Boxes of Dates to IDPs from Al-Jouf to Ma’rib

Time: 30 August 2020

MA’RIB, YEMEN: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre KSrelief distributed yesterday 4,500 boxes of dates to displaced and crisis-affected families from Al-Jouf governorate to the Ma’rib province. The dates provided nutritional support to 4,500 families.

The food assistance comes within the framework of the humanitarian and relief projects provided by the Kingdom, represented by the center, to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people during the ongoing humanitarian crisis in their country.

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KSrelief Launches Pesticide Fogger Campaign to Fight Dengue Fever in Aden Region

Time: 29 August 2020

ADEN, YEMEN: Yesterday, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), in collaboration with the Aid Foundation, launched a campaign to combat dengue fever in Aden’s Briqa district using insecticide foggers. The campaign will last for five months, and will benefit some 861,719 people.

The director of the Office of the Ministry of Public Health in the Directorate of Briqa, Fahd al-Alawi, praised KSrelief’s rapid-response initiative to conduct the fogger campaign at targeted sites following the emergence of cases of dengue fever in the Ras Omran area of the directorate.

In July, KSrelief launched an emergency response project to combat dengue fever, through fogger pesticide application. Stagnant water suction will also be carried out on standing water and in marshy areas in all of Aden’s directorates in order to eradicate mosquitoes that transmit dengue fever.

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Saudi Arabia supports Yemeni women in reproductive health

Time: 29 August, 2020

Saudi aid center has provided treatment services for more than 58,500 Yemeni women in reproductive health. (SPA)
  • UNFPA seeks to fund maternity facilities and health centers by helping pregnant women ensure a safe delivery, so that their children can be healthy and stable

RIYADH: The UN Population Fund (UNFPA), with the support of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), has provided, since the beginning of 2020, treatment services for more than 58,500 Yemeni women in reproductive health.
UNFPA seeks to fund maternity facilities and health centers by helping pregnant women ensure a safe delivery, so that their children can be healthy and stable.
This initiative is part of the support provided by the Kingdom, represented by KSRelief, to UNFPA with the aim of promoting the health of women and children in Yemen and various countries around the world.

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24,243 injured Yemenis treated under Saudi-run health program

Time: 24 August, 2020

KSRelief provides diagnostic services, surgical facilities, rehabilitation and provision of necessary medications. (SPA)
  • Housing, food, and other humanitarian projects are being carried out throughout the war-torn country too

RIYADH: A total of 24,243 Yemenis had so far received treatment for their injuries as part of a Saudi health program launched in May 2015, figures have revealed.

The project, run through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), aims to ensure patients get necessary treatment within Yemen while critical cases are transferred to health facilities in Saudi Arabia and other neighboring countries.

The center has provided treatment for 9,729 Yemenis in government and private hospitals in the south of the Kingdom, referred several critical cases for advanced medical care at facilities in the Riyadh and Makkah regions, and transported 815 people for treatment in Jordan, Sudan, and India.

KSRelief offers diagnostic services, surgical facilities, and rehabilitation while providing necessary medication.

It has also launched artificial limb centers in Aden, Marib, and Taiz for the victims of land mines planted by the Iranian-backed Houthis. Work on another center is underway in the Seiyun governorate.

In addition, the aid organization has provided training for 5,138 Yemeni cadres at the centers.

Housing, food, and other humanitarian projects are being carried out throughout the war-torn country too.

KSRelief has also signed 10 contracts with private hospitals in the Yemeni governorates of Aden, Taiz, Seiyun, and Mukalla to provide treatment, diagnosis, surgeries, medication, rehabilitation, and follow-up services for 9,014 injured Yemenis.

And Saudi Arabia has launched several programs to combat dengue, cholera, and the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Yemen.

KSRelief has implemented 344 health projects in Yemen carried out in coordination with the high relief committee of the Yemeni Health Ministry and local and international partners.

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KSrelief Clinics Continue to Provide Medical Services in Jordan’s Za’atari Camp

Time: 23 August 2020

AMMAN, JORDAN: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) clinics continue to provide medical services in the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan.

Yesterday, the clinics provided the following services to a total of 544 patients: general medical clinics received 136 patients, and the internal medicine clinic received 41 patients with diabetes, hypertension and asthma, pediatric clinics received 102 children, the emergency department received 26 patients, and the dental clinics treated 23 patients.

Also the women’s clinic received and examined 66 patients and prescribed necessary medications, the ENT clinic received 14 patients, the laboratory department carried out 196 analyses for 78 patients, 39 x-rays were performed for 25 patients, and 62 vaccinations were given to 24 patients.

The nutrition clinic received 7 patients, while a total of 309 prescriptions were recorded at the pharmacy.

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Saudi Arabia sends thermal cameras to fight virus in Yemen

Time: 26 July, 2020

The camera installations are one of many humanitarian projects implemented by KSRelief in Yemen. (SPA)

  • KSRelief distributed 2,600 bags containing 7,800 Eid kiswa (gifts) to displaced and orphan children in the Yemeni city of Marib

ADEN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has supplied and installed thermal imaging cameras in Yemen’s arrival points as part of its support for the Yemeni government’s fight against coronavirus.
Two cameras were installed at Seiyun airport, three at an arrival point in Al-Wadia, two at Aden airport and three at the port of Aden.
Four cameras are now being installed in Al-Mukalla in Hadramout governorate. Two will be installed at the airport and two at the port.
A further four cameras are being installed at Al-Ghaydah airport in Al-Mahra, Ash Shihr port in Hadramout, Al-Mokha port and Socotra airport.
The camera installations are one of many humanitarian projects implemented by KSRelief in Yemen.
Meanwhile, the center, in cooperation with the Al-Khair Charity for Humanitarian Relief, distributed 2,600 bags containing 7,800 Eid kiswa (gifts) to displaced and orphan children in the Yemeni city of Marib.
It also distributed 1,050 bags, including 3,150 gifts, in Yemen’s Al-Mahrah governorate and 750 bags containing 2,250 gifts in Hadramout.
In Aden governorate the center distributed 1,701 bags with 5,103 gifts to children.

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