ADEN: The King Salman Relief and Humanitarian Aid Center has deployed aid projects in several countries, including training in Yemen on community-based treatment of malnutrition.
The course, which attracted participants from Aden, Lahj, Taiz, Abyan and Hodeidah governorates, aimed to build knowledge on nutrition, food components and forms of malnutrition.
It was held in collaboration with the International Association for the Protection of Victims of War and Disaster.
Dr Mohammed Rajminar, director general of family health at the Yemeni health ministry, stressed the importance of the course, which he said will help alleviate the suffering of Yemeni children.
Meanwhile, KSrelief Mobile Medical Clinics provided treatment services to 152 patients in one week in the Abs district of Hajjah Governorate, Yemen.
The clinics offer epidemiology, emergency, internal medicine, children, reproductive health, nutritional therapy, immunization, awareness and education, surgery and surgical dressing services.
Yemen is one of the main recipients of KSrelief assistance. In total, the center implemented 644 projects in Yemen at a total cost of more than $ 3.92 billion.
The centre’s programs cover food security, water sanitation and hygiene, health, education, emergency aid and nutrition.
In Sudan, the center distributed more than six tonnes of food baskets to people affected by flooding in Nile State, helping 1,308 people.
In Afghanistan, KSrelief distributed more than 22 tonnes of food baskets to poor families in Qala-e-Fathullah district in Kabul, benefiting 300 families.
The aid is part of the humanitarian aid provided by the Kingdom to support food security in Sudan and Afghanistan.