Saudi Arabia delivers third batch of aid to Yemen to confront COVID-19

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KSRelief also distributed urgent sheltering materials in Al-Mahrah governorate, including tents, blankets and rugs. (SPA)
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KSRelief also distributed urgent sheltering materials in Al-Mahrah governorate, including tents, blankets and rugs. (SPA)
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KSRelief also distributed urgent sheltering materials in Al-Mahrah governorate, including tents, blankets and rugs. (SPA)
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Updated 07 June 2020

Saudi Arabia delivers third batch of aid to Yemen to confront COVID-19

  • KSRelief also distributed urgent sheltering materials in Al-Mahrah governorate, including tents, blankets and rugs. (SPA)

SEIYUN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) delivered the third batch of medical aid to the Yemeni Ministry of Health to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in various governorates of Yemen.
The center also delivered aid provided by the Chinese government to Yemen to combat the virus, in coordination with the forces of the Arab coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen.
KSRelief also distributed urgent sheltering materials in Al-Mahrah governorate, including tents, blankets and rugs. Yemeni officials thanked KSRelief for the rapid response to the families affected by the torrential rains in the region.
Meanwhile, the Saudi Program for Development and Reconstruction of Yemen, alongside of Yemeni government, took part in efforts to bring life back to normal in Aden, the provisional capital of the country, following torrential rains and destructive flash floods that disrupted roads, traffic, and cut off a power station in Al-Hasswa district. More than 38,00 beneficiaries have taken advantage of the program on the first day.

 


Amal Omar Al-Katheiri, executive manager of local initiatives at Alwaleed Philanthropies

Amal Omar Al-Katheiri
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Amal Omar Al-Katheiri, executive manager of local initiatives at Alwaleed Philanthropies

  • Al-Katheiri has successfully led several initiatives at AP, such as the Captinah initiative to pledge 100 cars to Careem female captains to empower women

Amal Omar Al-Katheiri has been the executive manager of local initiatives at Alwaleed Philanthropies since 2014.
Alwaleed Philanthropies is a charitable organization with a global reach. It initiates projects around the world, regardless of gender, race or religion in collaboration with a range of philanthropic, governmental, and educational organizations.
Al-Katheiri holds a wide range of responsibilities for all local projects and initiatives at Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP). She is also the main point of contact for AP’s local affiliates and third parties.
Her responsibilities also include creating policies that meet with AP’s objectives, monitoring and improving operational processes and helping in developing key performance indicators for the organization.
One of the key projects that Al-Katheiri currently leads includes the organization’s programs to provide housing units and cars to Saudi citizens.  
She has successfully led several initiatives at AP, such as the Captinah initiative to pledge 100 cars to Careem female captains to empower women.
Al-Katheiri obtained a bachelor’s degree in hospital administration at the King Saud University, Riyadh.
She has an extensive experience in overall organizational development, governmental programs, and management in health care and philanthropic sectors.  
Before joining Alwaleed Philanthropies, she worked as an organization planner at King Abdul Aziz Medical City; case manager for patient affairs at Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Humanitarian City; and served as operations auditor for the Ministry of Social Affairs.