In 2017, Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs) in the MENA region requested US$6.2 billion. The total amount received to date is $1.0 billion (16%), which leaves a shortfall of $5.2 billion (84%).
The Syria Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) requested US$5.58 billion. The total amount received to date is $1.65 billion (30%), which leaves a shortfall of $3.92 billion (70%).
IRBIL, April 26 (KUNA) -- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has distributed clothes funded by Kuwait to over 5,000 displaced Iraqi families south of Mosul.
IOM media representative Sara Ali told KUNA on Wednesday that the distribution came within the Kuwaiti grant.
Families from Mosul are in need for the aid, where they left all of their belongings in their homes, she said. She noted that the IOM has expanded the camps at Qyara, supported by Kuwait, by adding over 2,000 extra tents.
The civil war in Syria has been going on for six years. The civilians are horribly affected from the events. According to official numbers over 400.000 people lost their lives. The relief aid cannot be delivered to 1.5 million people living in 20 areas around the country. Especially children, women and elderly are trying to survive despite death risk due to hunger.
RIYADH, April 20 (KUNA) -- "Kuwait is by your side" campaign has delivered on Thursday the Jaar-Al-Hisn power grid hookup and the second phase of the Abyan water station to the municipal authorities in Greater Aden.
Secretary-General of the Municipal Council of Aden Mehdi Al-Hamed expressed gratitude to the Kuwaiti government and people for their firm support to the Yemeni people and distinguished contributions to the development projects in various fields.
By Zahra Al-Kathmi KUWAIT, April 11 (KUNA) -- Ten tons of Kuwaiti relief aid and food supplies were sent to Libya to help ease the dire humanitarian situation in the fellow Arab country, the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) said Tuesday.
KRCS Chairman of the Board, Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer told KUNA that the current batch was part of a relief aid campaign aiming at delivering 40 tons of relief aid material via planes to the Libyan people who are suffering from internal strife and violence in their country.
4 April 2017 -- As the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic continues, thousands of people are injured every month and require trauma care. WHO is supporting access to care with help from key partners.
Seventeen-year-old Hiba, for example, was injured when a mortar fell on her house in Aleppo, leading to the amputation of her right leg and severe burns to her lower extremities. Abandoned by her husband on her hospital bed, Hiba had to undergo a slow and painful recovery from infection and her injuries.
Kuwait City/Geneva – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) today signed an agreement worth US$10 million to improve the living conditions of Syrian refugees in northern Iraq.
The KFAED contribution, the first ever to UNHCR, will have a substantial impact on the water, health, sanitation, shelter conditions in five camps hosting 97,000 Syrian refugees in Dohuk and Erbil, in northern Iraq.
Fuente: Prensa Latina
Ecuador recibió hoy una donación de casi 360 mil dólares para apoyar las labores de construcción de viviendas destinadas a personas con discapacidad que residen en zonas afectadas por el terremoto del 16 de abril de 2016. La entrega, de manos del embajador de la nación árabe en Chile y concurrente en Ecuador, Mohammad Al Judaie, fue recibida por el ministro de Exteriores y Movilidad Humana, Guillaume Long en un acto efectuado en la sede de la Cancillería.
KFAED's Director General Abdulwahab AlBader with President of the Lebanese Council for Development and Reconstruction Nabil AlJassar during the signature ceremony
By Farah AlFaraj BEIRUT, March 25 (KUNA) The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) has offered Lebanon a loan at a cost of KD 11.2 million (USD 36.9 million) to provide the country with a steady supply of water used for consumption and irrigation.
RIYADH, March 23 (KUNA) -- The "Kuwait by your side" campaign launched six water projects in Marib governorate in Yemen with a cost of USD 500,000.
A statement by the Yemeni-Kuwaiti Relief Agency said on Thursday that these water projects will be implemented in 4 districts in the Yemeni governorate, where more than 60,000 persons are waiting for assistance.
ANKARA, March 21 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) on Tuesday signed with Turkey three agreements worth USD 15 million to contribute to the response plan of Syrian refugees living in the Turkish cities of Gaziantep, Kilis and Sanliurfa.
The agreements were signed by KFAED's Director General Abdul-Wahab Al-Bader and Mayors of Gaziantep, Kilis and Sanliurfa, in the presence of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
IRBIL, March 18 (KUNA) Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) has delivered food and medical aid to internally displaced persons (IDPs) who have fled violence in Mosul and are now staying at Irbil's southwestern Jamkur refugee camp.
ANKARA, March 17 (KUNA) Kuwait's International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) Friday with Turkey's Red Crescent on building joint strategic partnership to aid the poor and needy in wartorn countries.
For his part, IICO's President Dr. Abdullah AlMaatouq praised the enthusiastic and cooperative spirit shown by the Turkish Red Crescent while signing the MoU, pointing out several common grounds between the Kuwaiti and Turkish institutions in the humanitarian action field.
BEIRUT, March 16 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) delivered on Thursday 500 food parcels to Syrian refugees in Lebanon's northernmost region of Akkar.
The head of the KRCS team, Qassem Ahmad, told KUNA that each portion is sufficient for a five-member family for a month.
The team has also inspected work of teams tasked with distributing bread, baked at local bakeries, to the refugees regularly, part of the ongoing and regular Kuwaiti relief efforts for relieving the Syrian refugees, totally estimated at 1.5 million.
ISTANBUL, March 15 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Al-Rahma International and "Ataa charity for relief and development" agreed on establishing a USD three million fund to support small Syrian enterprises. This came during the Syria's Developmental Vistas Conference which kicked off in the Turkish capital on Wednesday, with the participation of international charities, including co-organizers Al-Rahma. Ataa charity, involved in relief operations for the Syrian people, is registered in Turkey.
RIYADH, March 15 (KUNA) -- The "Kuwait beside you" campaign launched Wednesday a project offering shelter aid to displaced Yemenis from governorates of Al-Hudaydah and Ta'iz in Al-Buraiqah Directorate, west of Aden.
Aid was delivered to 150 people, out of a total of 1,200 targeted by the campaign, the Yemeni-Kuwaiti Relief Agency said in a statement.
It added that Al-Buraiqah top official Hani Al-Yazidi lauded Kuwait's humanitarian role supporting them necessary household materials.
RIYADH, March 9 (KUNA) -- Kuwait has distributed the first batch of shelter aid to the directorate of Tur Al-Bahah district of Lahij Governorate for the internally displaced persons (IDP) from Taiz city as part of the ongoing Kuwaiti humanitarian campaign in Yemen.
The "Kuwait is by your side" campaign's aid included cooking gas cylinders, cooking tools, blankets, and other necessary supplies for displaced families from districts of Haifan, Habshi Mountain, Mafalees, and Gabeeta in Taiz city, the Kuwaiti-Yemeni Relief Agency said in a press statement Thursday.
By Mukhlis Khoshnaw
IRBIL, March 9 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait, with funds from Kuwait Relief Society, distributed on Thursday 750 food parcels to Iraqis who fled the embattled city of Mosul.
Dr. Omar Al-Kanderi, the general consul in Irbil, said in a statement to KUNA that the supplies were provided, in coordination with Al-Barzani Charity, to the Iraqi families that have settled outside refugee camps.
IRBIL, March 8 (KUNA) -- Kuwait on Wednesday distributed some 1,500 food baskets to displaced Iraqis in the northwest of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan.
Kuwait's Consul General in Irbil Dr. Omar Al-Kanderi told KUNA that the food aid has been provided by Kuwait Relief Society, in collaboration with local partners.
Moreover, he noted that the surge in Kuwaiti aid is part of the country's commitment to humanitarian endeavors all across the globe.