The Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO) Support Center announces that over one million people are now direct beneficiaries of humanitarian aid and relief under YCHO plan. In less than six weeks, 1,024,439 people have received food, shelter or medical aid under the YCHO. This number excludes fuel supplies announced today and other aid currently en route, such as the 50-truck convoy carrying 926 metric tons of aid that departed on 27 February.
To date, aid delivered includes:
75,232 boxes of dates
55,063 food baskets
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSRelief) has agreed to provide 900,000 liters of fuel to the World Food Programme (WFP) for supply to hospitals in nine governorates of Yemen. The fuel will be delivered in convoys of 5 trucks, each hauling 36,000 liters of fuel, and the current convoy is the second of its kind to deliver such aid under the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO), launched on 22 January 2018.
Statement by YCHO Support Center Following NGO Workshop at Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum
Within the framework of the Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum held from 26-27 February 2018, the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO) Support Center hosted a workshop attended by numerous representatives of UN agencies and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) from the humanitarian community.
King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre
RIYADH / 11 Jumada II 1439H (27 February 2018)
A convoy of 50 trucks is hauling 926 metric tons of aid to Yemen from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSrelief). The aid is being supplied as part of the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO), launched on January 22, and comes against the backdrop of the February 23 statement of the White House Press Secretary welcoming the Saudi-led Coalition’s efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
King patronises opening of first International Humanitarian Forum in Riyadh
RIYADH, February 26 (CIC) – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, on Monday inaugurated an electronic platform for Saudi international aid at the opening of the Kingdom's first International Humanitarian Forum in Riyadh.
The two-day event in the Saudi capital provides a unique opportunity to look at changing global humanitarian needs and to formulate new practical and efficient responses.
RIYADH / 6 Jumada II 1439H (22 February 2018) – One month has passed since the Saudi-led Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen announced the launch of the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO), an expanded relief program committing billions of dollars in aid and support for Yemen. The achievements of the YCHO in this short time are already manifest.
The Coalition has taken several measures to facilitate aid flows to Yemen under the YCHO, including:
Opening the land crossings at AlKhadra, AlTuwal and AlWadea;
Total number of injured Yemenis has reached 4,423 with 800 currently in need of medical treatment
Riyadh, February 21 (CIC) - King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) signed six agreements in Riyadh on Tuesday, committing a total of $3 million to help those displaced and injured in Yemen by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias.
King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre Signs Six Health Sector Agreements on Treatment of Injured Yemenis and Rehabilitation of Child Soldiers in Yemen
Representatives from many nations, including more than 65 UN and international and regional NGOs, will attend the Feb 26-27 event organised by KSrelief
RIYADH, February 15 (CIC) – Riyadh will host Saudi Arabia’s first International Humanitarian Forum on February 26-27. The objective of the forum is to provide a “unique opportunity to look at changing global humanitarian needs and to formulate new practical and efficient responses”, according to organizers.
RIYADH / 27 Jumada I 1439H (13 February 2018)
Three critical new health initiatives were signed today between the King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSRelief) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to implement life-saving initiatives for the detection, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of cholera in all provinces of Yemen. KSRelief is allocating $11 million to these programs within the framework of the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO).
RIYADH, January 30 (CIC) - King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) signed on Tuesday 12 contracts to implement various humanitarian and relief projects for the Syrian people, in several Syrian cities.
In a statement to the press here today, Advisor to the Royal Court and the Supervisor General of KSRelief Centre, Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, said that the 12 projects, worth a total of $18.3 million, were signed under the directive of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO): New Humanitarian Operation Commits Over $3.5 Billion to Relieve Suffering in Yemen
JEDDAH, December 7 (CIC) – The two-day conference of the health ministers from OIC member countries culminated on Thursday with the “Jeddah Declaration”. The conference, held in Jeddah under the banner of “Health in All Policies, stressed the need for all sectors of government to support public-health policies.
The Yemeni Minister of Local Administration and the Higher Committee for Relief, His Excellency Abdulraqib Fatih, called on the United Nations and other aid organizations working in the sphere of humanitarian relief to play an efficient role in receiving and delivering aid through the Aden Port, airports, and other liberated provinces. The Minister reiterated the commitment to distribute aid relief through civil society organizations and other relevant humanitarian aid entities to all governates; ensuring neutrality, transparency, and accountability.
Since its launch, the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSrelief) has implemented 139 projects at a cost of $615,839,175 across Yemen in a number of areas, including emergency relief food and medical supplies; project to prevent disease outbreaks and reduce child mortality; promote agricultural development and improve water supplies. KSrelief also provided support for Yemeni refugees in Djibouti and Somalia. The projects were implemented with support with national and international agencies.
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSrelief) in Yemen continues distributing 17,174 food baskets in the governorate of Al-Baida, as well as 20,900 food baskets in the governorate of Maareb; benefiting 10,3044 people.
The Center also distributed 45 tons of medicines, medical supplies and equipment to government hospitals in Aden, Taiz, Marib, Jouf and Sayoun.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince gives $66.7 million in aid for cholera outbreak in Yemen.
Saudi Arabia has announced a donation of $66.7 million to UNICEF, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and their partners to respond to the outbreak of cholera in Yemen.
The figure of $66.7 million has been requested by UNICEF and WHO as the total funding needed to respond effectively to the cholera situation in Yemen, through a combination of water, sanitation and healthcare activities.
April 2, 2016
Saudi Specialized Clinics at Al-Zaatari Camp in Amman, Jordan has distributed infant formula to Syrian refugees through the medical project Grow, Healthy and Safely.
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRELIEF) successfully carried out three rounds of airdrops for Taiz, Yemen, over the last three days, the center’s General Supervisor, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, told reporters in Washington today. Dr. Al-Rabeeah said that Taiz had been the most difficult city for the international community to reach, but through airdrops and working with NGOs, the center was able to break the siege.