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Saudi Arabia and UAE urge the humanitarian international community and UN organizations to expedite relief aid for the Yemeni people through Al-Hodeida port 2 Riyadh

He gave an account on the relief items provided by the Coalition countries for Yemeni people over the last three years, saying that they amount to $16 billion, including foodstuffs, medical assistance, accommodation items, social support, education, refugee support, economic support and developmental programs and bilateral support in addition to other programs.

He announced that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE will provide relief and humanitarian assistance through Al-Hodeida port in the form of a sea bridge from Jazan port and Abu-Dhabi port to Al-Hodeida.

Further to the poor infrastructure in the province, the Houthis have destroyed the remnants of service facilities in Al-Hodeida province and Yemen at large, the statement said.

He gave an account on the Saudi assistance and relief items provided for Yemenis since May 2015 to date worth more than $one billion, the assistance provided by KSrelief amounting to 262 projects through 80 local and international partners, including health, food security, early treatment, accommodation and shelter, water, environment treatment, nutrition, education, protection and others, including 71 projects for women and 83 humanitarian projects for children.

He said Saudi Arabia received 561911 Yemeni refugees and in response to the WHO and UNICEF, provided $66.7 million to combat Cholera in Yemen.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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