The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has stepped up its health and winter clothing projects in Lebanon and Yemen.
In Lebanon, the center has been distributing vouchers with which to purchase winter clothing from approved stores to needy families and to Syrian and Palestinian refugees in the central Bekaa region, benefiting 1,794 individuals.
The vouchers are part of KSrelief’s Kanaf project, implemented in cooperation with the Zakat Fund in Lebanon.
Meanwhile, the KSrelief-backed ambulance service in North Lebanon carried out 39 emergency missions in one week, according to a statement from the center.
In Yemen, Al-Jada Health Center outlets in the Hajjah governorate provided treatment to 5,610 people in one week with the support of KSrelief, including emergency treatment, epidemiology clinics and education and awareness clinics.
Meanwhile, a Saudi-backed prosthetics center in Yemen’s Taiz governorate provided 1,917 services to 529 beneficiaries in one month, including the manufacture, fitting, delivery and maintenance of prosthetic limbs for 172 patients, as well as physical therapy and consultation sessions for another 357 patients.
The services are part of the Kingdom’s efforts, through KSrelief, to improve Yemen’s health sector.
In Aden, an agricultural teacher-training course supported by KSrelief recently concluded as part of the emergency aid project to improve the livelihoods of people affected by the conflict and the COVID
-19 pandemic. Sixteen people took part in the course.
Worldwide, KSrelief has implemented 2,208 projects worth more than $6 billion in 87 countries in cooperation with 175 local, regional and international partners since its inception in May 2015.
According to a recent KSrelief report, the countries and territories that benefited the most from the center’s various projects were Yemen ($4.2 billion), Palestine ($369 million), Syria ($341 million) and Somalia ($229 million).