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KSrelief aids displaced families in Chad, Sudan, Yemen

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KSrelief aids displaced families in Chad, Sudan, Yemen

RIYADH,8th July 2024: Saudi Arabia’s aid agency KSrelief said on Sunday it provided support for displaced families in Chad, Sudan and Yemen over the past few days.

In separate announcements reported by the Saudi Press Agency, the agency said it distributed 2,032 food baskets and 1,175 shelter kits for 19,668 people in the three countries.

In Chad, 1,400 food baskets were handed out in N’Djamena for 8,400 individuals, as a part of KSrelief’s food security project in the nation.

In Yemen, 632 food baskets were distributed in the Sheikh Othman district of Aden governorate for 4,424 individuals.

In Sudan, shelter kits were provided in several locations, including 320 in the Nile River State for 1,927 individuals; 455 in the Northern State for 2,617 people; and 400 in Khartoum State for 2,300 individuals.

“This initiative is part of a series of relief and humanitarian projects implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through KSrelief to assist the Sudanese people during their ongoing humanitarian crisis,” the SPA reported.

Since its inception in 2015, KSrelief has implemented 2,670 projects worth more than $6.5 billion in 95 countries, in cooperation with 175 local, regional and international partners.

According to a report by the agency, the bulk of the support has gone to Yemen ($4.3 billion), Syria ($391 million), Palestine ($370 million) and Somalia ($227 million).

KSrelief’s programs cover food security, health, sanitation, shelter, nutrition, education, telecommunications and logistics.

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