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Humanitarian Situation in Yemen. KSrelief Monthly Bulletin lunedì 13 novembre 2017

Humanitarian Situation in Yemen. KSrelief Monthly Bulletin


Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre announced that the Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum will be held on 24-26 February 2018, and invited all to participate in this important event.
On Sunday, 29 October 2017, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) held a High-Level Meeting to Enhance Humanitarian Response in Yemen; the summit took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event was attended by representatives of other organizations and distinguished guests, with the participation of: H.E. Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, Advisor – Royal Court and Supervisor General of KSrelief, H.E. Dr. Abdulmalik al-Mekhla , Yemen’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign A airs, H.E. Sir Mark Lowcock, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian A airs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and the Head of the United Nations O ce for the Coordination of Humanitarian A airs (OCHA), and Major Abdullah Alhbabi, Chief of Military Civilian Operations, representatives of humanitarian organizations, and other distinguished guests.
The number of cholera cases reported by MSF treatment centers has signi cantly decreased since the peak of the outbreak. On 19 October 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) said data indicated the number of suspected cases of cholera is declining;

there was a decrease from 51,000 cases per week to 35,000 cases in the rst two weeks of October.
KSrelief provided treatment, health care, and medicines totaling USD $800,000 to treat Yemenis who have su ered serious injuries in Aden and Taiz; this aid is being administered through Yemen›s Ministry of Public Health and population, Al Safwa Hospital, and Al Buraihy Hospital.
Through the Al-Badiyh Charitable Foundation, KSrelief distributed 16,000 food baskets with a total value of USD $966,666 to assist 96,000 bene ciaries in Lahij and Taiz.
Medical students at Hadhramout University participated in KSrelief›s Dengue Fever Control Project by contributing in several areas, including a health education campaign and eld inspections to control insect vectors in Mukalla neighborhoods which took place over six consecutive days. The project targeted about 3,600 homes in a ected neighborhoods in the western areas of Mukalla. These interventions are part of a larger program covering 44 districts in six Yemeni governorates.
KSrelief is funding the establishment of an Orthopedic and Surgery Center at Al-Thawra General Hospital in Taiz, at a total cost of USD $2,000,000.