KSRelief Distributes Food Aid in Somalia

Actress Emma Rigby watches as Dima Konchoro receives her oil ration during a food distribution excercise in Bubisa, Marsabit, on 22nd June 2017 that was organised by CAFOD's partner Caritas Marsabit. Each family received rations of rice, beans cooking oil and sugar.

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed on Friday 1,500 emergency food baskets to flood-affected people in the town of Beledweyne in Somalia’s Hiran province, benefiting 9,000 people.

The center also distributed more than 1,116 food baskets weighing 83 tons to displaced people from Saada governorate in Marib governorate benefiting 6,696 people, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The distributions come within the framework of the humanitarian projects provided, by the Kingdom in many affected countries.

Also, a delegation from KSRelief represented Saudi Arabia in Paris Thursday at a high-level meeting of Development Assistance Committee (DAC).

The Center’s delegation was headed by Assistant Director-General for Planning and Development Dr. Aqeel bin Jumaan Al-Ghamdi.

The participants discussed the challenges of refugees and migration facing participating States, SPA reported