Saudi Arabia’s aid agency ramps up food, medical aid in Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s aid agency carries out projects worth $4.3bn around world
Saudi Arabia’s aid agency carries out projects worth $4.3bn around world

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) secured 214 tons of food aid, water supplies and medical services across Yemen, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. Over 32 tons of food aid were distributed to 1,800 people in the Abyan governorate, while 5,100 beneficiaries in Taiz received about 182 tons of food baskets.

The food distribution comes as part of KSRelief’s food security project in Yemen, which aims to provide over 192,000 food baskets weighing more than 20,000 tons for people in need across 15 governates by end of this year, the report added.

KSRelief’s water supply and environmental sanitation project continued in Hodeida governate. The project pumped over 3 million liters of water to 9,800 displaced individuals residing in camps in October. KSRelief had also dedicated 99 shifts to remove waste from the camps. The aid agency’s mobile clinics in Hajjah governate provided treatment to 2,834 patients with various health conditions and secured medicines to 1,417 individuals during October.

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