KSrelief, UN officials discuss plans to renovate schools for Syrian refugees in Jordan

Time: 29 December 2020

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A team from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, the Director of the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Jordan Sarah Oliva, and UNDP’s Deputy Country Director Majda Al-Assaf discussed ways to restore schools in the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan. (SPA)

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A team from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, the Director of the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Jordan Sarah Oliva, and UNDP’s Deputy Country Director Majda Al-Assaf discussed ways to restore schools in the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan. (SPA)

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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center provides humanitarian aid and assistance to Syrian refugees affected by a fire on Sunday at the Hanin Al-Minya camp in northern Lebanon. (SPA)

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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center provides humanitarian aid and assistance to Syrian refugees affected by a fire on Sunday at the Hanin Al-Minya camp in northern Lebanon. (SPA)

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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center provides humanitarian aid and assistance to Syrian refugees affected by a fire on Sunday at the Hanin Al-Minya camp in northern Lebanon. (SPA)

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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center provides humanitarian aid and assistance to Syrian refugees affected by a fire on Sunday at the Hanin Al-Minya camp in northern Lebanon. (SPA)

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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center provides humanitarian aid and assistance to Syrian refugees affected by a fire on Sunday at the Hanin Al-Minya camp in northern Lebanon. (Twitter/@KSRelief)

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King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center provides humanitarian aid and assistance to Syrian refugees affected by a fire on Sunday at the Hanin Al-Minya camp in northern Lebanon. (Twitter/@KSRelief)

  • Saudi charitable organization also sends emergency aid to Syrians affected by fire in camp in Lebanon on Sunday

RIYADH: A team from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has discussed with UN officials plans to renovate schools in the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
The talks on Monday — with Sarah Oliva, director of the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Jordan, and Majda Al-Assaf, the UNDP’s deputy country director — are part of a cooperative effort to provide humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees in the country, support education and meet the needs of Syrian students, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Meanwhile, KSrelief is also helping Syrian refugees affected by a fire on Sunday at the Hanin Al-Minya camp in northern Lebanon. Three people were injured in the blaze, which broke out after a dispute between Lebanese and Syrian workers. In addition to food, the center sent other essential aid for families, including tents, winter supplies and blankets.
KSrelief said the initiative is part of a commitment by the Kingdom, represented by the center, to provide humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees.

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Al Amal Center Continues to Provide Services for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

27/12/20

ARSAL, LEBANON: The community medicine and mental health teams from the Al Amal Medical Center in Arsal, Lebanon, continue efforts to raise community awareness about various health topics through a series of informational campaigns supported by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief). The outreach programs are part of a larger project to enhance health care services for Syrian refugees and host community members in Arsal.

The team held an awareness campaign for nutritional and pediatric malnutrition education. Another program focused on public education about COVID-19, including information about symptoms, methods of transmission and preventing the spread of the virus. Hygiene kits were also distributed which contained hand sanitizer, protective face coverings and other supplies.

In one of the IDP camps for women, the Social Health Center team presented an awareness session on breastfeeding. Specialist Duha Al Suqi explained that this campaign targeted pregnant and lactating women with information about safe childbirth and the advantages of breastfeeding. Attendees were given personal hygiene kits and informational brochures.

The mental health team held special children’s activities, educational and recreational sessions under the supervision of specialists focusing on improving children’s mental health and helping them to find a sense of normalcy in their lives. The children enjoyed the activities, and supervisor of the psychological support team at Al Amal Center, Hanan Al Atar, thanked KSrelief for its commitment to improving the lives of all Yemeni children.

The head of the town of Arsal, Basil Al Hujairi, expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, for its clear contribution to implementing and supporting projects that preserve and improve lives.

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KSrelief Distributes Winter Kits in Ma’rib

Time: 25 December 2020

MA’RIB, YEMEN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) recently distributed winter kits in Ma’rib as part of its “2020 Winter Kits Distribution Project”.

Some 430 winter kits were provided for families in the Medghal and Majzar districts of Ma’rib. The kits each included a large and small jacket (860 total), a large and small pullover (860 total), and a large and small blanket (860 total).

This aid is being provided as part of KSrelief’s ongoing humanitarian efforts, on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to assist the Yemeni people.

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KSrelief signs deal for $4m nutrition program in Yemen

Time: 24 December 2020

The project will benefit 437, 179 individuals. (SPA)

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) on Wednesday 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.
Meanwhile, the center launched the fifth phase of the “Saudi Pulse” voluntary program in the city of Mukalla in Hadramout governorate of Yemen.
The program seeks to provide free healthcare services for Yemenis including surgeries and medicines.
Since it was founded in May 2015, KSrelief has implemented 1,329 projects in 53 countries, worth more than $4.42 billion. The countries that have benefited most from its work are Yemen ($3 billion), Palestine ($360 million), Syria ($296 million), and Somalia ($192 million).
The humanitarian, relief and development activities of KSrelief extend to all needy countries of the world, including the Arab and Islamic countries.
KSrelief’s 1,367 projects and programs cover 54 different countries around the world on all its continents.

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KSrelief Distribute Shelter Support to Flood Victims in Marwi, Sudan

Time: 24 December 2020

MARWI, SUDAN: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) recently distributed shelter aid to flood-affected residents of the Marwi region of Sudan.

The aid included 136 tents, 883 blankets, 272 mosquito nets and 472 rugs, providing vital shelter assistance for 3,750 area residents affected by recent flooding in the Marwi area.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through KSrelief, continues to provide aid to flood victims throughout Sudan.

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KSrelief Distributes Dates in Somalia

Time: 23 December 2020

BANAADIR, SOMALIA: Today, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) distributed 36 tons of dates to 27,000 beneficiaries in the Kaxda and Shangani districts of Somalia’s Banaadir region.

The Projects Manager at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Regional Mission in Somalia, Ahmed Fareh Musa, confirmed that the date distribution project was launched yesterday in the Shangani district for 1,500 families, and in the Kaxda district for 3,000 families. He expressed his thanks and appreciation to Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, for this generous humanitarian aid.

The Governor of Shangani District, Uwais Muhammad Amin, and the Deputy Governor of Kaxda District for Humanitarian Affairs, Ali Muhammad Mahmoud, expressed their profound thanks to the Kingdom’s government and people for their continuous support for the Somali people. They explained that this aid was particularly welcome because of the COVID-19 pandemic which has had a serious effect on the well-being of the country.

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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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KSRelief teams perform open-heart surgeries in Yemen

21/12/20

HADRAMOUT: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) concluded a campaign in Al-Mukalla during which medical teams performed 133 open-heart surgeries and cardiac catheterizations.
It was the fourth round of a volunteer program aimed at providing health services to needy people.
The program not only covers medical procedures but it also ensures provision of necessary care after surgery.
The center is carrying out several projects in different parts of the world. On Sunday, KSRelief distributed 1,100 cartons of dates among the needy people in the Somali capital Mogadishu. It is part of the center’s project to distribute 300 tons of dates among needy people and refugees in Somalia.
The center distributed 1,367 winter bags and other relief items among the needy in different areas of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Since it was founded in May 2015, KSRelief has implemented 1,329 projects in 53 countries, worth more than $4.42 billion. The countries that have benefited most from its work are Yemen ($3 billion), Palestine ($360 million), Syria ($296 million), and Somalia ($192 million).

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Shelter aid provided to Sudan flood victims

19/12/20

The project will involve the distribution of 18,088 winter bags containing jackets, sweaters, and hats, in addition to 36,176 blankets and other aid to cover families’ needs during winter
KHARTOUM: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has been distributing shelter aid to those affected by flooding in Meroe, Sudan.
The aid package includes 136 tents, 883 blankets, and 272 rugs aimed at benefiting 3,750 people.
Separately, KSrelief launched a winter clothing project in Lebanon to support Lebanese, Syrian, and Palestinian families.
The launch ceremony was attended by Saud Al-Enezi, adviser at the Saudi Embassy in Lebanon, Fahad Al-Qannas, director of KSrelief’s office in Beirut, and local officials.
The project will involve the distribution of 18,088 winter bags containing jackets, sweaters, and hats, in addition to 36,176 blankets and other aid to cover families’ needs during winter.

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KSRelief responds to appeal to help conjoined Yemeni twins

19/12/20

A nurse attends to newly born conjoined twins in an incubator at the child intensive care unit of Al-Sabeen hospital in Sanaa, Yemen Dec. 18, 2020. (Reuters)

The urgent humanitarian appeal launched by Al-Sabeen Hospital in Sanaa
KSRelief will examine options of performing separation surgery
RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center said on Friday that will study the condition of newly-born conjoined twins in Yemen.
The announcement was made in response to the urgent humanitarian appeal launched by Al-Sabeen Hospital in Sanaa regarding the difficult health conditions of the twins, the center said on Twitter.
The Saudi-based humanitarian agency said it would examine their case with consultants specialized in such cases in the Kingdom and the extent of which they could possibly provide treatment for them and the options of performing separation surgery.

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“This response comes as an extension of the humanitarian and pioneering role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the great efforts it has made to alleviate the suffering of the brotherly Yemeni people in all its governorates and regions without exception,” a statement on Saudi Press Agency said.

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