KSrelief signs $12mn deal with UN agency for humanitarian response plan in Yemen

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief); has signed a joint agreement worth $12 million with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA); in order to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen.

The agreement had the signature of General Supervisor of KSrelief Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, who is also an adviser at the Royal Court; the OCHA representation in the UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs and the coordinator for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief; Mark Lowcock.

The agreement; that took place via video communication, aims to coordinate efforts so that this can enhance unimpeded access to humanitarian aid.

Commenting on the development, Al-Rabeeah additionally said the agreement is part of Saudi Arabia’s Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan worth S500 million; under the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.

Al-Rabeeah lauded Saudi Arabia’s pioneering role in support of Yemeni people without exception; stressing the importance of the United Nations and the international community to ensure; that aid reaches its beneficiaries in all regions of Yemen.

KSRelief chief also called on the United Nations and international bodies to urgently maintain the “Safer” oil tanker; in order to prevent a major environmental catastrophe due to the intransigence of the Houthi militia.