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Kuwait Foundation Grants $ 2 Million to Yemeni Refugees

Kuwait: KFAED and UNHCR officials sign the agreement.

Kuwait: The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed a grant agreement worth 605,000 won ($ 2 million) in Kuwait yesterday. The grant, aimed at supporting Yemen’s highly vulnerable internally displaced persons and host community projects, will provide $ 20 million to mitigate the humanitarian situation in Yemen, the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. It is part of Kuwait’s commitment announced during. statement. The grant will improve the living conditions of internally displaced persons’ families and their host communities and improve access to basic services in several cities in Yemen, including Sana’a, Aden, Al Hudaydah and Malibu. I am aiming for it. , said. It also aims to provide basic building materials to temporary shelters and to repair and improve the site’s infrastructure. This included efforts to repair and improve water sources, establish waterways and sewerage systems, waste management and road repairs, and solar-powered street lighting at approximately 25 sites. The fund added that this is the fifth donation that the Kuwait Foundation will make to UNHCR. — Kuna

https://news.kuwaittimes.net/website/kuwaiti-fund-grants-2-million-to-displaced-people-in-yemen/ Kuwait Foundation Grants $ 2 Million to Yemeni Refugees

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