Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief signs $46m deal with UNICEF for Yemen programs

Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief signs $46m deal with UNICEF for Yemen programs

RIYADH (RAHNUMA)  The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Monday signed a joint agreement with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to implement seven projects worth $46 million.

The agreement aims to support access for Yemeni children affected by the coronavirus pandemic to educational opportunities through remote learning.

It also hopes to develop plans that allow children to safely return to school and train teachers to deal with the

challenges from COVID-19.
The agreement was signed via video call by KSRelief General Supervisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, and UNICEF’s Representative in the Gulf region Eltayeb Adam.

The agreement will “support Yemeni children’s access to quality education opportunities by equipping schools, providing educational supplies to students and building the capacities of staff,” Saudi Press Agency reported.

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