KSrelief chief launches SR47 million relief plan for Somali people
Adviser at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah has inaugurated on Monday the second phase of the emergency intervention to provide relief to the Somali people to help reduce the effects of drought and famine the Republic of Somalia is currently facing.
Dr. Al-Rabeeah explained that based on Saudi Arabia's commitment to stand with affected peoples who need great humanitarian aid, and in continuation of the role of KSrelief in preventing the spread of famine in Somalia, which led to the displacement of the population due to drought and severe food shortages, the first phase provided SR27 million to address the famine and limit its effects.
He said that under the directives of the leadership of the Kingdom to stand with the needy and affected countries, we are launching the second phase of urgent intervention to contribute to cover the humanitarian needs of people affected by drought in Somalia, with SR 47,214,000 to support food and nutrition programs for children, provision of water and shelter for displaced people and emergency programs to save lives.
These efforts are in line with the Kingdom's support to countries and peoples that are exposed to disasters and humanitarian crises. It shows the care given by Custodian of the two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Crown Prince to support noble humanitarian action and relieve the suffering countries and peoples.
Dr. Al-Rabeeah extended thanks and appreciation to all donors and supporters, asking Allah Almighty to reward them and to protect this country, its leadership and people.