RIYADH, The King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Aid, has provided, since the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, inaugurated it two years ago, a number of relief and humanitarian works for Yemen.
The number of projects reached 123, with a total value of more than $ 584 million, while the number of partners in the programmes reached 81.
The number of projects of programmes of food security, sheltering and camp management and coordination, reached 44 projects, with a total value of $238 million, that benefited 20 million beneficiaries, while the number of partners in the programmes reached 24 partners.
The projects in the field of education, protection and early recovery programmes, reached 16 projects, with a total value of more than $78 million, benefited 3,914,236 persons, while the number of partners reached 12.
In health, nutrition, water and environmental sanitation, the Centre has provided 53 projects, amounting to more than $21 million that benefited 27,780,814 persons and partners in this field reached 42.
As for communications in emergency cases, logistics projects, and support and coordination of humanitarian operations, the Centre has allocated 10 projects in this aspect that benefited 15,657 persons, through four partners amounting to over $56 million.
It is worth mentioning that the King Salman Centre for Humanitarian Relief and Aid has been praised by heads of states, leaders of community, international and regional organisations working in the fields of relief and humanitarian services, and visitors to the Centre, also commended its ways of providing professional services through specialised teams in this field.
Saudi Arabia topped the world in the size of its international assistance, with an average of 1.9% of its gross national income.-
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK