KSRELIEF supported over 1.6 million people in Yemen
July 09, 2016
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRELIEF) distributed over 900 tons of medicine and medical supplies as part of its continuing support of health care services in Yemen. Over 1.6 million people, including 300,000 children below the age of five and 416,000 women have benefited from KSRELIEF program.
KSRELIEF has also funded the World Health Organization program to provide over 190 thousand gallons of fuel for the blood bank, the Central Laboratory, and 59 hospitals and 4 dialysis centers and 2 centers for combating tumors in 19 governorates in Yemen. More than 660,000 people, have benefited from these services including 132,000 children below the age of five and 171,600 pregnant women.
KSRELIEF has also provided support to the WHO for the implementation of 18 therapeutic feeding centers which targeted 17,280 malnourished children, managed the organization of the 5421 case of the treatment of acute malnutrition for children under five. More than one million people, including 178,009 children and 260,000 women have benefited from the services of safe water for the displaced and sanitation-funded center to provide.
Medical teams were also sent to provide primary health care and the purchase and distribution of medical equipment and supplies life-saving services and support health facilities with fuel and support immunization activities Receipt complementary and supporting therapeutic feeding centers and the provision of safe drinking water and the establishment of health facilities for displaced people and to strengthen the surveillance of diseases of the system in partnership with non-governmental organizations and campaigns.