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KSrelief donations to Syria and Turkey exceed SAR 62 million

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action (KSrelief) is a Saudi humanitarian and relief organization. It was founded on Rajab 27, 1436 AH on the orders of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.


It collaborates with international organizations and bodies to provide assistance to the world’s poor. The center launched a number of humanitarian programs and initiatives with the goal of providing relief aid to people all over the world.


More than 37 countries have benefited from the Center’s humanitarian, relief, and development assistance, which was provided in collaboration with a number of international and regional partners.


Relief Campaign Donations


Donations to the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action’s relief campaign for those affected by the earthquake in Syria and Turkey, which was launched today, Wednesday, have surpassed SAR 62 million.


The center launched a popular campaign to collect donations for earthquake victims in Syria and Turkey via the “Sahem” platform.


Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabee, the King Salman Relief Center supervisor, explained the center’s collaboration with Saudi authorities to provide relief to those affected by the earthquake, noting that donations totaled more than SAR 13 million prior to the launch of the popular campaign.


Air Bridge to Turkey and Syria


He announced opening an air bridge to provide relief to earthquake victims in Syria and Turkey, emphasizing the importance of health and food relief.


The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, have directed that support and assistance be provided to both Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of Monday’s devastating earthquake, which left thousands dead and injured, by sending rescue teams and relief air traffic that includes aid, medical, and humanitarian aid.


They also expressed their heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the Republic of Turkey and the Syrian Republic, as well as their two brotherly peoples, particularly the families of the victims, and their wishes for a speedy recovery for those injured as a result of the earthquake, as well as the deaths, injuries, and material damage it caused in some Turkish and Syrian regions, and the Kingdom confirms its standing and solidarity with the two brotherly countries in this humanitarian crisis. According to what “SPA” reported.


Death toll


In the early hours of Monday morning, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and neighboring Syria, destroying thousands of buildings, including many residential buildings and hospitals, and leaving thousands injured and homeless.


As a result of the earthquake, more than 12,000 people have died in Syria and Turkey.


The World Health Organization predicted the worst and predicted that “the toll could be eight times higher than the first figures” released.

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