SAUDI ARABIA

Saudi Arabia carried out 27 water, sanitation projects in Yemen worth nearly $194m

June 01, 2020



Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has focused on providing the people of Yemeni their essential requirements of life, including water supply and environmental sanitation projects as part of its continued efforts to help its Arab neighbor.

Since its establishment in May 2015, KSrelief has worked and cooperated with international relief institutions and agencies and implemented 27 projects in Yemen and abroad at a cost of nearly $194 million, according to a report carried by Saudi Press Agency.

The projects included the implementation of water supply and environmental sanitation in Yemeni Governorates and digging two water wells for Yemeni refugees in Djibouti, in addition to a project to support water, sterilization and sanitation services to displaced people in Sanaa, Taiz, Aden and Lahij.

KSrelief has also implemented a project to promote and support water supply, sterilization and environmental sanitation in most affected areas in Yemen as well as a dengue fever control project in Yemeni Governorates.

Saudi Arabia continues to support, assist the Yemeni people and implement urgent response plan to combat and eradicate the cholera epidemic in seven Yemeni Governorates. It has also worked on providing drinking and using water in most needy regions according to international standards for humanitarian interventions.


June 01, 2020
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