Ambassador Mohammed Al-Jaber, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Yemen, who is also the executive director of the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations' Center, stressed yesterday during a meeting with the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the Kingdom, as well as, other representatives, that the Hodaidah Port remains open and it will be a life artery for Yemenis in facilitating relief supplies; as opposed to a passage for weapons of death and destruction and means to enrich the Iranian-backed Houthi militias.
RIYADH, June 13 – Saudi Arabia and the UAE have announced on Wednesday a comprehensive, multi-faceted plan for the protection of civilians in Hodeidah and surrounding areas. The five-point plan, which aims to safeguard and intensify the flow of humanitarian aid into the port of Hodeidah, will be underpinned by the continued support in Yemen of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) and the UAE Red Crescent.
The joint plan sets out the following guarantees for the protection of civilians in the province:
Saudi Reconstruction Program in Yemen has announced the opening of the first office in the island of Socotra and the program’s beginning to alleviate the humanitarian conditions in the area. Not only is the Program moving people away from the tents and makeshift stone houses into suitable housing, it is also implementing infrastructure projects including roads, electricity, water and sanitation. The Program is also working on providing basic services, such as health and education, and is supporting those working in fishery, agriculture, and livestock.
First aircraft of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSRelief) relief effort arrives in line with directives from King Salman bin Abdulaziz and follow-up of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Initial shipment to be followed by planes carrying additional aid according to a relief schedule and plan, in coordination with the High Relief Committee
KSRelief said it also provided urgent food aid in the city of Hof in the remote province of Al-Mahra in southeast Yemen for 1,800 people affected by Mekunu
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.