Total number of injured Yemenis has reached 4,423 with 800 currently in need of medical treatment
Riyadh, February 21 (CIC) – King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) signed six agreements in Riyadh on Tuesday, committing a total of $3 million to help those displaced and injured in Yemen by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias.
Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, the supervisor general of the KSRelief, signed the agreements in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al-Jabir, who is also the executive director of the Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations of the Support Center in Yemen.
Dr. Al-Rabeeah said that the agreements aim to help Yemenis affected by Houthi militia atrocities and would lead to programs to include the third and fourth phases of rehabilitation project for child soldiers and children affected by war in Yemen
The agreements also include renewal of contracts with the operations centers in Maarib in Yemen and treatment of patients in two hospitals in Yemen and two in the Kingdom.
According to a statement issued by KSRelief, the total number of injured Yemenis has reached 4,423, with 800 currently in need of medical treatment. Among those are patients in need of artificial limbs and extensive eye treatment, which will be carried out by Al-Magrabi hospitals in the Kingdom.
Some 80 child soldiers are being rehabilitated at various centers and the total cost of the rehabilitation program has reached about $209,350.
KSRelief has targeted areas such as Maarib province, Al-Jouf, Imran, Sanaa, and Dimaar for the rehabilitation of child soldiers rescued from the Houthi rebels.
Al-Rabeeah, said that “the child soldiers are being helped to reintegrate into society and lead a normal life. An awareness campaign is being carried out among the Yemeni people and the parents of these children to treat them with understanding and guide them back to society’’.