Saudi Arabia and UAE offer $ 500 million for Yemen relief
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced a new initiative in Yemen to address the humanitarian situation in the country, including an additional $ 500 million earmarked for humanitarian purposes for the Yemeni people.
The new initiative launched by Saudi Arabia and the UAE aims to secure food for 10-12 million Yemenis.
The initiative was announced by Abdullah Al Rabiah, the General Supervisor of the King Salman Center for Humanitarian Relief and Works, during a press conference held by the UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation.
“We will coordinate with the UN organizations to deliver aid to those in need in Yemen,” he said, adding that coalition countries had provided $ 18 billion in aid to help Yemen in three years.