Saudi Arabia’s relief center continues work to alleviate Yemeni, Syrian suffering

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Mobile nutrition clinics of KSRelief continue to provide treatment services. (SPA)
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The center has started training courses for students. (SPA)
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The center has started training courses for students. (SPA)
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Mobile nutrition clinics of KSRelief continue to provide treatment services. (SPA)
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The center has started training courses for students. (SPA)
Updated 30 October 2019

Saudi Arabia’s relief center continues work to alleviate Yemeni, Syrian suffering

  • KSRelief implemented a water and sanitation program that preserves the lives of families in Al-Khawkhah in Hodeidah, benefiting 34,614 people

AMMAN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) is carrying out several humanitarian projects in Jordan, Syria and Yemen, which includes provision of food, health care, computer training and environmental protection.
The center has started a computer training course for students at Zaatari Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan, through the Saudi Center for Community Service.
The course aims to equip students with the basic skills of using computers.
Meanwhile, the center distributed, in cooperation with the Benevolence Coalition for Humanitarian Relief, 135 food baskets in Haradh district, Yemen, benefiting 810 people.
This comes within the framework of the humanitarian and relief projects provided by Saudi Arabia, represented by the KSRelief, to the Yemeni people.
Mobile nutrition clinics of KSRelief continue to provide treatment services in Sana’a governorate, in partnership with the Tiba Development Foundation. The total number of medical nutrition clinic beneficiaries thus far has reached 1,511. 
The center also implemented a water and sanitation program that preserves the lives of families in Al-Khawkhah in Hodeidah, benefiting 34,614 people.
KSRelief General Supervisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah said the Kingdom was keen to protect the Yemeni people and achieve security and stability in the country. He said that Riyadh did not discriminate between Yemeni groups, sects and regions, and provided assistance without bias.
Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian efforts exerted through KSRelief have reached 45 countries to date, through 1,062 projects, most allocated to Yemen.
The total Saudi assistance to Yemen since May 2015 amounted to $16 billion in humanitarian and development aid,  in addition to supporting refugees, providing funds to Yemen’s central bank and supporting the Yemeni economy. 


Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

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Saudi Arabia announces 35 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 262,959
  • A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 35 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,383 new cases of the disease on Friday.

Of the new cases, 81 were recorded in Makkah, 77 in Hail, 69 in Jeddah and 63 in Riyadh.

The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 262,959 after 2,566 more patients recovered from the virus.

A total of 3,338 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

On Thursday, the health ministry announced Saudi Arabia had conducted more than 4 million COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests since the beginning of the outbreak.