UN Lauds Saudi Aid Center’s Humanitarian Role in Yemen

March 28, 2019

The UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator has applauded the Saudi government and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) for their humanitarian work in Yemen.
On Wednesday, the center in a statement to Arab News agency stated that Mark Lowcock sent a letter of gratitude and recognition to KSRelief’s Supervisor General Abdullah Al-Rabeeah.
As per the KSRelief’s statement, Lowcock wrote that he would like to thank KSRelief for their active participation in high-level promising event for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen’ that occurred on 26th February and especially for Saudi Arabia government’s benevolent contribution to back the humanitarian response in Yemen.
Lowcock stated that the event was an immense success to which member states and partners guaranteed $2.62 billion on behalf of the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan.
The generous commitment of $750 million was essential to the success of the event, and will automatically donate to the mitigation of the suffering of the people of Yemen.
Lowcock stated that Saudi Arabia is a crucial partner in the multilateral humanitarian system. He stated that he is looking forward to the ongoing support of the Saudi government on Yemen crisis.
The number of Yemenis who profited last year from medical services provided by KSRelief was 2,501,897.
KSRelief offers medical services to all Yemenis in collaboration with the Yemeni Higher Relief Committee, symbolized by the Yemeni Ministry of Health and Population, and with local and international partners.

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