KSrelief signs deal to implement blindness programs in 5 countries

January 13, 2021

RIYADH — The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed Wednesday an agreement with Al-Basar International Foundation to implement fighting blindness programs in five countries, for the year 2020-2021, amount to 2,310,000.

The agreement was co-signed by KSrelief's Assistant Supervisor General for Planning and Development Dr. Aqeel Bin Jamaan Al-Ghamdi and Secretary General of Al-Basar International Foundation Dr. Adel bin Abdulaziz Al-Rashoud.

Dr. Al-Ghamdi said that according to the agreement, 41 medical campaigns will be implemented, with the participation of volunteers and Saudi doctors, in Yemen, Bangladesh, Sudan, Nigeria and Pakistan, where the number of operations to be performed will be around 16,400 and 41,000 medical glasses will be distributed, 205,000 people will be examined, benefiting 262,400 individuals.

He added that this agreement comes within the framework of humanitarian efforts being provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, to alleviate the sufferings of people worldwide and provide treatment for them.

KSrelief center distributes food

baskets to Rohingya refugees

In Dhaka, KSRelief has continued to implement a project to secure and distribute food baskets to the Rohingya refugees and their host community in Bangladesh, in response to repeated global calls to contribute to alleviating their suffering, and in support of the 2020 rapid response plan for their humanitarian crisis.

KSrelief's team distributed Tuesday 43 tons and 200 kilograms of food baskets, benefiting 9,000 individuals in Cox's Bazar.

It is noteworthy that KSrelief launched this project last month, which will be implemented in more than 20 regions in Bangladesh, benefiting more than 120,000 refugees and the host community.

This comes within the framework of the Kingdom's humanitarian aid, represented by the center, to Rohingya refugees and needy families in Bangladesh.

KSrelief distributes winter clothes

to refugee families in Jordan

In Amman, KSrelief continued distributing winter clothes to needy families of Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Jordan. KSrelief distributed Tuesday, 1,565 winter bags and 3,130 blankets, benefiting 7,825 individuals.

This comes within the framework of a project to distribute winter clothes to refugees and the most needy families in Jordan.

KSrelief launches first voluntary

medical campaign in Mukalla

In Mukalla, KSrelief launched its first voluntary medical campaign for Yemeni children in urology and general pediatric fields, in Mukalla, Yemen, it was reported here Tuesday.

During the first and second days of the campaign, which started Monday, KSrelief medical team conducted 37 surgeries, including 16 urological and 21 general surgeries, benefiting low-income families.

The campaign comes as part of a continuing relief and humanitarian effort being provided by Riyadh-based KSrelief, Saudi Arabia’s relief arm, designed to alleviate the suffering of the needy in Yemen, without exception, due to the current humanitarian crisis.

KSrelief distributes shelter

materials to people in Hajjah

In Hajjah, KSrelief distributed Tuesday shelter materials, included 80 tents and 1,444 blankets for the displaced and affected people in in Hajjah governorate, Yemen, benefiting 1,444 individuals.

This comes within the framework of the humanitarian aid, provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the KSrelief, for the Yemeni people.

KSrelief distributes 53 tons of

food baskets in West Darfur

In Khartoum, KSrelief distributed Tuesday 53 tons and 500 kilograms of food baskets in West Darfur, Sudan, benefiting 3,000 people. This comes within the framework of the KSrelief's project to secure and distribute food baskets in Sudan. — SPA

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