The King Salman Humanitarian Aid deliver 3,000 tons of dates to Yemen

June 27, 2019

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center ( KSRelief ) has authorized an agreement to distribute 3, 000 tons of dates in Yemen this year.


The SR47 million project that should benefit 2 .25 million the people of the war-torn country, belongs to the Kingdom’s long-running efforts to relieve the struggling of Yemenis influenced by the humanitarian crisis caused by Iran-backed Houthi militia.


The latest program will target a few of the poorest families in the provinces of Abyan, Al-Bayda, Daleh, Hodeidah, Al-Jawf, Amran, Marib, Sanaa, Shabwa and Taiz.



The Kingdom’s foreign aid efforts have been increasing until they strike a record within the last few years, with the volume of Saudi aid, provided impartially to 81 countries, exceeding $86 billion between 1996 and 2018.



King Salman granted his directives on May 13, 2015, to establish the KSRelief to provide various humanitarian and relief programs. Since its inception, KSRelief possesses implemented 1 ,011 projects in 44 countries worth $3,439 ,139 ,000, with 225 projects worth $389 ,682 ,000 focusing on women and 234 projects worth $529 ,463 ,000 focusing on children.

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