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22/04/2021
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Saudi Arabia pledges $430m to UN's Yemen response

  • Kingdom has provided support and assistance to millions of people in need.
  • Saudi Arabia ranks among the top donor countries in providing humanitarian aid.

United Nations, Mar.1.– Saudi Arabia on Monday pledged $430 million toward the UN’s response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), made the announcement during a virtual pledging conference co-hosted by Sweden and Switzerland.

“Because of its keenness to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people, I am pleased to announce that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has pledged $430 million to support the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan 2021, to be implemented through UN agencies, international organizations, and local and regional NGOs,” Al-Rabeeah told the conference.

He said the Kingdom has provided support and assistance to millions of people in need and shares the goal of reducing the effects of the humanitarian crisis.

He added that Saudi Arabia ranks among the top donor countries in providing humanitarian aid ...

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