Thu 12-10-2017 14:41 PM

Saudi Arabia's King Salman Centre provides US$710 million in aid to Yemen

RIYADH, 12th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Aid in Yemen has so far completed 161 projects valued at US$ 710,534,133, providing relief services to a number of Yemeni governorates in various areas, including shelter, sanitation, water and agriculture.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, the centre is also working in coordination with 85 international and local partners on projects for women and children and in support of Yemeni refugees in Djibouti and Somalia.

The centre carried out sixty projects involving food security, shelter and the management of refugee camps. It also provided 18 education and recovery projects, as well as ten projects that focused on emergency communication, logistics and humanitarian coordination, added SPA.

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