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Saudi KSrelief launches Ramadan food basket

King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, KSrelief, Khaled bin Mabrouk Al-Khaled


Saudi KSrelief launches Ramadan food basket

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has launched in Marib a project to distribute 9,880 Ramadan food baskets, benefiting thousands of needy and displaced families in six Yemeni governorates.

The director of the executive unit of the management of displaced people camps in Marib governorate, Saif Muthanna, said that he valued the humanitarian aid provided by Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief. 

The center has also distributed 662 Ramadan food baskets in villages in Chad.

KSrelief, in cooperation with Mauritanian Red Crescent, launched the Ramadan food baskets distribution project.

The distribution project targets the most needy families in the three districts in Nouakchott, benefiting about 3,090 families.

The center also delivered Saudi Arabia’s gift to Mali, included 50 tons of dates.

On behalf of KSrelief, the aid was delivered by the Saudi ambassador to Mali, Khaled bin Mabrouk Al-Khaled. These projects come within the framework of the humanitarian aid being provided by the Kingdom, represented by KSrelief, to people around the world.

King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) was established by King Salman bin Abdulaziz in 2015. The Supervisor General of the KSRelief is Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah. The center was established in the framework of the Saudi’s efforts to alleviate the suffering of those in need worldwide. KSRelief has concluded a number of agreements with the UNHCR that aim at supporting refugees from Syria, Yemen and Rohingya.

Since its establishment, KSRelief has helped 44 countries. and spent $3.25 billion on 1,011 projects. The center mainly works to relieve people in conflict zones, especially Yemen. In Ramadan 2019, KSRelief has provided free food baskets to Muslims in 13 countries for a total amount of $14 million.

KS Relief has partnered a number of humanitarian organizations including, World Food program, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, International Committee of the Red Cross and many others.

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