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KSRelief Inspects Food Aid Distribution Centers in Aden, Yemen | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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There have been allegations of aid by KS Relief being distributed exclusively in areas controlled by legitimacy controlled areas, KSRelief

A team from King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid has inspected projects being financed and implemented by it through the World Food Program (WFP) in Aden governorate, said the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

During the inspection, the team was briefed on the progress of work in several food distribution centers of the World Food Program in the Directorates of Dar Saad, Al-Ma’alla and Kriter, targeting poor and displaced families and some cases with special needs.

These visits come to be briefed on the distribution process, listen to the beneficiaries and the difficulties facing the field teams and confirm the Center’s keenness to inspect and follow up the progress of its projects and its relief and humanitarian assistance.

The world’s worst Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD)/cholera outbreak continues spreading in Yemen. Between late-April and July, 436,625 suspected cases and 1,915 deaths had been reported in 21 of 22 governorates.

Health, water and sanitation systems struggling to function as a result of the ongoing conflict, and lack of regular salary payments for many public sector workers have created the ideal conditions for the disease to spread.

In July, the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MoPHP), with UNICEF’s and other partners support, carried out a six-day round of integrated outreach (IO) providing health and nutrition services. Among other results, nearly 30,000 children received a second measles and rubella (MR) vaccination and are now fully immunized against 12 preventable disease