The project aims to ensure clean drinking water, fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Tuesday signed an agreement with the Norwegian Refugee Council to cooperate in water and environment projects at a cost of $2 billion in Somaliland.
The projects will benefit over 42,450 people. The project aims to ensure clean drinking water, fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, and help maintain livestock, which is the economic lifeline of the people in Somaliland.
This agreement comes as an extension of humanitarian efforts of the Kingdom represented by KSRelief to assist affected and needy people in various countries of the world.
The center is also carrying out several humanitarian projects in Yemen.
On Tuesday, KSRelief distributed 3,150 cartons of dates to displaced families in the Marib governorate of Yemen.
Since it was founded in May 2015, KSRelief has implemented 1,329 projects in 53 countries, worth more than $4.42 billion. The countries that have benefited the most from its work are Yemen ($3 billion), Palestine ($360 million), Syria ($296 million) and Somalia ($192 million).