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KSRelief aid to Yemen reaches $615.8 million

Riyadh, (IINA) – Since its inception, King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) has provided over $615.8 million through 139 projects serving Yemenis in different parts of the country, SPA reported.

The projects covered relief, humanitarian aid, shelter, agricultural, and water programs, which were implemented in collaboration with 84 local and international partners.

Projects serving children and women were given special concern in addition to Yemeni refugees in Djibouti and Somalia. Food security, shelter, and camp management projects stood at 48 percent of the total costs, at the cost of $295 million, benefiting some 21 million Yemenis. The number of partners working in these projects reached 26.

Projects related to education, protection, and early recovery stood at 18 percent at a cost of $110.7 million, benefiting 3,915,336 Yemenis; 13 partners worked in these projects.

KSRelief provided 63 projects in health, nutrition, water, and environmental sanitation, with the number of beneficiaries reaching 72,311,686.

In communications, logistics, and humanitarian operations, KSRelief allocated 10 projects, benefiting over 15,000 Yemeni citizens.

KSRelief also continued its malnutrition treatment program among Yemeni children and pregnant women in two provinces of Lahij directorate. The number of beneficiaries from the KSRelief malnutrition treatment and medical program reached 1,542 in the two provinces.

The services ranged from treatment of acute and moderate malnutrition in children under five years, pregnant women, as well as vaccination of children and women against infectious and deadly diseases.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

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