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King Salman Relief Center provides assistance to Yemen worth $ 615 million

Saudi Press Agency

Sunday 1438/10/29 - 2017/07/23

Riyadh, 29 Shawwal,1438 AH, 23 July,2017 , SPA -- King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid has provided for brothers in Yemen since it was launched by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud a number of projects amounted to 139 different projects for the Yemeni governorates in various fields including relief, humanitarian aid, shelter, agriculture and water programs in collaboration with 84 national and local partners, focusing on children and women projects and support for Yemeni refugees in Djibouti and Somalia with an amount of US $ 615,839,175.

Food and shelter security projects and camp management and coordination have reached 48 projects with an amount of US $ 241,433,526, benefiting 21 million people, while the number of partners reached 26 and education, protection and early recovery programs reached 18 projects valued at US $ 78,846,277 benefiting 3,915,336 beneficiaries through 13 partners.

In the field of health, nutrition, water and environmental sanitation, the Center provided 63 projects with $ 239,048,402, and number of partners in the program reached 42.

In the field of emergency communications and logistics projects and support and coordination of humanitarian operations, the Center allocated 10 projects to this aspect, benefiting 15,112 beneficiaries through four partners, with an amount of $ 56,510,970 .

A number of heads of state, community leaders, international and regional organizations working in the fields of relief and humanitarian services and visitors to the Center expressed their thanks and appreciation for the role being played by the Center in providing services in a professional manner.

-- SPA
12:11 LOCAL TIME 09:11 GMT

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