Saudi humanitarian organization continues to provide aid to flood victims in Yemen

1 / 7
KSRelief distributed 732 food baskets to 4,392 people affected by Hurricane Hikka in Tuban District, Luhaj governorate, Yemen. (SPA)
2 / 7
KSRelief distributed 732 food baskets to 4,392 people affected by Hurricane Hikka in Tuban District, Luhaj governorate, Yemen. (SPA)
3 / 7
KSRelief distributed 732 food baskets to 4,392 people affected by Hurricane Hikka in Tuban District, Luhaj governorate, Yemen. (SPA)
4 / 7
KSRelief distributed 732 food baskets to 4,392 people affected by Hurricane Hikka in Tuban District, Luhaj governorate, Yemen. (SPA)
5 / 7
6 / 7
KSRelief distributed 732 food baskets to 4,392 people affected by Hurricane Hikka in Tuban District, Luhaj governorate, Yemen. (SPA)
7 / 7
KSRelief distributed 732 food baskets to 4,392 people affected by Hurricane Hikka in Tuban District, Luhaj governorate, Yemen. (SPA)
Updated 08 October 2019

Saudi humanitarian organization continues to provide aid to flood victims in Yemen

  • KSRelief has implemented more than 1,057 projects in 44 countries in collaboration with 168 partners

RIYADH/MARIB: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Monday continued its flood-relief operations in parts of Yemen.
The center distributed, in cooperation with Ittilaf Al-Kheir charity, 57 tents, 114 blankets and 57 food baskets among 342 flood victims in Jufaina camp in Yemen’s Marib governorate.
The center also distributed 42 tents, 210 blankets, 84 rugs and 42 food baskets, benefiting 252 people in Al-Abr District, Yemen.
In another relief mission, the center distributed 732 food baskets to 4,392 people affected by Hurricane Hikka in Tuban District, Luhaj governorate, Yemen.
This comes within the urgent humanitarian aid provided by KSRelief, Saudi Arabia’s relief arm, for those affected by the hurricane, which hit Yemen recently and caused devastating floods.
KSRelief also signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO) in Riyadh on Sunday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The agreement was co-signed by KSRelief General Supervisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah and ARCO Secretary-General Dr. Saleh bin Hamad Al-Tuwaijri.
The two organizations agreed to cooperate in sharing knowledge, field experience, research, studies, innovation, capacity building, supporting volunteer programs, cooperation in humanitarian work, consultation, meetings, transparency and information sharing.


Jackie Chan hopes to make films in Saudi Arabia

Jackie Chan thanked Saudi Arabia for inviting him to the country. (File/AFP)
Updated 20 October 2019

Jackie Chan hopes to make films in Saudi Arabia

  • Jackie Chan expressed hopes the Kingdom would become a leading center of regional film and television

DUBAI: Hong Kong martial artist and actors Jackie Chan, who was recently in Riyadh to accept a Joy Excellence award, is looking forward to filming movies in Saudi Arabia, Chinese press has reported.

The actor also told the crowd gathered at the Joy Forum19, which gathered entertainment promoters and industry pioneers along with global stars including Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan and Hollywood star Jean-Claude Van Damme, that he had found a location in the Kingdom to make another action film.

“It’s my first time in Saudi, and I know it’s a big country. After only a few hours [travelling] here and looking at locations I know there’s a good place for car chasing, explosions, action; so, next time, I hope to come back with my crew,” Chan said.

The movie legend also thanked Saudi Arabia for inviting him to the country, and expressed hopes the Kingdom would become a leading center of regional film and television.