Friday 22 March 2019

Saudi Arabia aid to Yemen totals $10bn

GENEVA, April 6, 2018

Saudi Arabia's King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has provided more than $10 billion in assistance to Yemeni people over the last three years, a report said.
The centre has implemented 367 programmes in 40 countries since its establishment in May 2015, with Yemen enjoying the largest share of 217 projects, revealed Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, supervisor general of KSrelief.
''The overall assistance provided for Yemeni people amounted to more than $10 billion over the last three years, consisting of humanitarian, developmental and foodstuffs assistance as well as supporting Yemeni refugees, Yemen central bank, cholera combating and mother and child care etc," Al-Rabeeiah said in Geneva.
He said that Saudi Arabia and the UAE as well as the rest of the Coalition countries have launched early this year a comprehensive humanitarian operation plan in Yemen to alleviate the sufferings of Yemeni people throughout the country.

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