Tuesday, 26 May 2020

KSrelief distributes food baskets, provides medical assistance in several countries

Riyadh, Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), the humanitarian and relief arm of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has extended urgent food assistance to the needy in Bangladesh, Yemen, and provided medical services and treatment for others in Yemen and Jordan, it was reported here today.

The consignment, including relief assistance worth SR2.7 million and benefiting more than 119,000 needy Bangladeshi and Rohingya in Bangladesh, was delivered to the authorities concerned in Bangladesh in the attendance of Saudi ambassador in Dhaka Saud Al-Gahanna and senior Bangladeshi officials, including the Director Human Rights Commission Ibrahim Bani, who is also member of the parliament and senior officials.

As much as 1600 cartoons of dates were distributed over the needy in villages of Hiran directorate of Hijja province of Yemen, benefiting some 9600 persons, it was reported.

KSrelief has distributed 740 food baskets weighing 54.760 tons in Mefa'a directorate, Shabwa province of Yemen, benefiting 4440 persons as part of a project to distribute 102170 food baskets in several provinces of Yemen.

In the medical field, KSrelief has dedicated the Dialysis Center in Yemeni city of Al-Dhale'a, in the attendance of the Yemeni minister of public health and population Dr. Nasser Baoom and senior officials.

On the other hand, KSrelief clinics in Jordan have provided medical services and treatment for 14428 patients in Al-Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan during April 2019.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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