King Salman Center, UNICEF sign pact to provide relief to Yemeni refugees

Ashwaq, 12, stands outside her family's tent, at the Markaze refugee camp in Obock, northern Djibouti. (AP)

The Riyadh-based King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Work and UNICEF signed a memorandum of understanding here on Saturday to provide relief aid to Yemeni refugees stationed in Djibouti.

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeea, Consultant at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Work, and Dr. Ibrahim Al-Zeeg, UNICEF representative, co- signed for the two parties.

In remarks following the signing ceremony, which was attended by Djibouti's ambassador and a number of dignitaries in charge of humanitarian relief delivery to the needy children all over the world, the center's spokesman Raafat Al-Sabbagh said the center supports Yemeni refugees with $350,000.

He urged all humanitarians organizations and charities to cooperate with the King Salman Center to provide relief for the needy Yemenis.

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