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Saudi Arabia distributes 30,000 baskets of food supplies in Yemen

King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aids began distributing 30,000 baskets of food supplies to needy families in Hudaydah

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King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aids began distributing 30,000 baskets of food supplies to needy families in the Hudaydah province in Yemen.

It's expected for this aid to help 180,000 people in need. The number of beneficiaries from the center's food programs in the province until the month of October will thus reach 400,000. The food programs have been implemented by a group of local and international partners.

The center's general supervisor Abdullah al-Rabiah said the center continues to implement several programs through UN organizations such as the World Food Program to provide urgent needs of food assistance in 16 Yemeni provinces which are: Mahwit, Imran, al-Bayda, al-Dalea, al-Jawf, al-Amana, Marib, Ibb, Hudaydah, Sanaa, Abyan, Taiz, Hijjah, Raymah, Dhamar and Lahij.

According to Rabiah, the program includes distributing 134,000 baskets of food supplies during October to aid 938,000 people. Rabiah also said the center will continue to distribute food baskets and tents to refugees in the provinces of Jawf, Marib and Hadramout as they are distributing 21,7000 food baskets, 1,064 tents and 17,710 blankets, adding that the number of beneficiaries so far has reached 130,200.