KSrelief launches project to combat dengue fever in Aden

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action launched on Thursday the emergency response project to combat dengue fever in Aden governorate. The project firstly targets eight districts of Aden over a period of 5 months; benefiting 861,719 people.

The project, that takes place in all districts of Aden governorate; includes spray campaigns and removal of stagnant water and sewage swamps. It aims at combating mosquitoes that carry many diseases; including dengue fever.

The undersecretary at the Yemeni Ministry of Public Health and Population, Dr. Ali Al-Walidy; also said that the project is of great importance in contributing to the fight against mosquitoes that carry dengue.

He appreciated; in addition the efforts of KSrelief in support of the health sector in Yemen.

Above all the project comes within the humanitarian and relief efforts made by Saudi Arabia through KSrelief to alleviate the suffering of the Yemenis.