KSrelief Implements Empowerment Projects in Yemen

Thursday 1441/11/25 - 2020/07/16
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Riyadh, July 16, 2020, SPA -- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has implemented many empowerment projects in the Republic of Yemen, with the aim of improving livelihoods, achieving sustainable development, caring for Yemeni families economically, socially, and psychologically, in addition to providing them with basic needs to alleviate the severity of the humanitarian crisis that the Yemeni people are enduring.
During the period from 15 July 2015 to 15 July 2016, KSrelief in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) implemented a project to provide emergency livelihoods inputs for internally displaced people and host communities in affected governorates by the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The project aimed at empowering farmers by providing agricultural inputs and facilities to obtain fish stocks, in addition to enabling farmers by installing solar energy pumps to ensure the provision of water, benefiting 554,486 individuals.
A project to protect civil society for human rights and provide psychological and social support to victims was also implemented in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program during the period from 01 January 2015 to 01 January 2016, benefiting 3,704 individuals.
KSrelief in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund, during the period 09 January, 2015, to 29 February 2016, implemented a project to strengthen multiple life-saving sectors with the aim of strengthening prevention from existing violence and the form of any act of physical, psychological or social violence, and 313,375 individuals have benefited from this project.
KSrelief also implemented a project to support and sponsor orphans in cooperation with the Yemeni International Organization, benefiting 100 of the families of orphans and their children.
KSrelief implemented in Yemen, in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a project to assist the integration of returning refugee students from hosting communities to Lahij Governorate, which targeted 3,468 male and female students and teachers, and included the rehabilitation of schools, in addition to training teachers on handling crisis and emergency situations.
KSrelief also implemented a project of Integrated Response for Agriculture in cooperation FAO that aimed to empower farmers by providing farming tools and agricultural seeds for them, in order to achieve food security and nutrition for their communities, and by training them on how to improve and produce high-value vegetables for food sustainability, and thousands of male and female farmers benefited from it.
The Center also implements a project which aims to empower single women to provide multi-sectoral support to them and for orphans, such as the provision of food baskets and health and psychological services, as well as the empowerment of single women through economic programs and vocational and professional training, in addition to providing educational support to orphans.
These projects come within the framework of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), to provide various services and assistance to the Yemeni people and to support the leading humanitarian, relief and development programs and projects in Yemen and work to improve living conditions in light of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense to support the Yemeni people to alleviate their sufferings.
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