April 26, 2019 | 2:38 pm
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Saudi Arabia and UAE announce support of urgent humanitarian needs in Yemen

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will provide funding of USD 200 million for urgent humanitarian assistance to the people of Yemen.

This funding, which is part of a USD 500 million donation – Imdaad – announced in November 2018, is an organized campaign of urgent assistance to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people by meeting basic needs in the sectors of food, nutrition, health and livelihoods in Yemen during the upcoming weeks.

This joint humanitarian initiative comes in cooperation with United Nations agencies, reaffirming the significant humanitarian role being played in Yemen by the coalition states, led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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