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WFP thanks Saudi Arabia for $40m aid package to improve food security in Yemen

World Food Program (WFP) executive director, David Beasley, expressed his sincere thanks to Saudi Arabia for providing effective food support to the most vulnerable in Yemen. (Screen grab)
World Food Program (WFP) executive director, David Beasley, expressed his sincere thanks to Saudi Arabia for providing effective food support to the most vulnerable in Yemen. (Screen grab)
World Food Program (WFP) executive director, David Beasley, expressed his sincere thanks to Saudi Arabia for providing effective food support to the most vulnerable in Yemen. (Screen grab)
World Food Program (WFP) executive director, David Beasley, expressed his sincere thanks to Saudi Arabia for providing effective food support to the most vulnerable in Yemen. (Screen grab)
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25 Feb 2021 02:02:35 GMT9
25 Feb 2021 02:02:35 GMT9
  • The agreement will benefit more than 2.2 million people and ‘help avert famine In Yemen’

Arab News

LONDON: The World Food Program (WFP) on Wednesday thanked Saudi Arabia for “providing effective food support” to the Yemeni people through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief).

WFP and KSrelief signed a $40 million joint cooperation agreement on Monday to support food security to the most affected people in Yemen, who “are exposed to all kinds of suffering and deprivation,” said David Beasley, executive director of WFP.

Beasley added that the Kingdom’s donation, through KSrelief, “will undoubtedly help avert famine In Yemen, and will feed at least 2.2 million people.

In a press statement, Beasley expressed his happiness with the existing strategic partnership between the center and the WFP.

“We have a lot of work to do now and in the future, and this agreement will provide us with the tremendous support we need,” he said.

Beasley also said that the coronavirus pandemic has brought many tragedies and economic deterioration across the globe.

“This support will make a big difference because the pandemic has greatly affected vulnerable groups and exacerbated the problem of famine in the world and Yemen is one of the countries that suffers from the most difficult living conditions.”

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