DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has distributed more than 185 tons of food relief in Yemen’s Abyan province, state news agency SPA reported.
The aid is part of a project to support the country’s food security for 2021-2022, the report said.
Meanwhile, the relief center distributed more than 128 tons of aid to people in Abyan’s Ahwar district, benefiting 1,200 families.
And a further 57 tons of food aid to the province’s Lawdar district, benefiting 535 families.
KSrelief has also sent 81 tons and 962 kilograms of food baskets to Shabwa province, benefiting 766 needy families.
The center said it aimed to distribute more than 20,000 tons of food aid to families in 15 Yemeni cities.
Yemen is among the top beneficiaries of KSrelief assistance, receiving more than $3.9 billion.
The center, which works with 144 partners from the UN and other international groups, provides a range of programs covering food security, water sanitation and hygiene, health, education, emergency aid and nutrition.