Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian agency launches training program in Zaatari camp

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King Salman issued his directives on May 13, 2015 to establish the KSRelief to provide various humanitarian and relief programs. (SPA)
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King Salman issued his directives on May 13, 2015 to establish the KSRelief to provide various humanitarian and relief programs. (SPA)
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Updated 12 February 2020

Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian agency launches training program in Zaatari camp

  • King Salman issued his directives on May 13, 2015 to establish the KSRelief to provide various humanitarian and relief programs

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief (KSRelief) launched a training program for workers in Zaatari refugee camp for Syrians in Jordan.
The campaign aims to train health workers — 15 men and 14 women — in the field of first aid and cardiac recovery.
KSRelief regularly carries out such voluntary campaigns to build capacity of workers in the camp.
The center also provides medical services to 7,347 people lodged in the camp. All these steps are part of KSRelief’s comprehensive medical care program for Syrian refugees.
The Kingdom’s foreign aid efforts have always been on the rise until they hit a record in the last few years, with the volume of Saudi aid, provided impartially to 81 countries, exceeding $86 billion between 1996 and 2018.
King Salman issued his directives on May 13, 2015 to establish the KSRelief to provide various humanitarian and relief programs. Since its inception, KSRelief has implemented 1,011 projects in 44 countries. 


Saudi Arabia records 54 coronavirus deaths, 3,383 new cases

Updated 02 July 2020

Saudi Arabia records 54 coronavirus deaths, 3,383 new cases

  • 4,909 cases have recovered from the COVID-19

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia reported 54 new coronavirus related deaths on Thursday and registered 3,383 new cases.

The Kingdom’s health ministry said that 4,909 people had recovered from the COVID-19 bringing the total number of recovery cases since the pandemic started to 137,669.

The capital Riyadh registered the highest number of cases with 397, followed by Al-Hafouf with 277, and then Makkah with 271.

The health ministry spokesman said that the public should adhere to precautionary measures to prevent the virus from spreading further.

Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Ali added that if individuals had to attend gatherings, whether for business or personal reasons, they must follow preventive measures at all times.