Gaza: Saudi Arabia announces $13 million in aid for Gaza
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
Saudi Arabia is providing an additional $13 million to support civilians in the Gaza Strip, according to a Thursday statement from the King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief (KSRelief).
NAN reported that Saudi King Salman and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally donated funds on behalf of Saudi Arabia.
KSRelief says he was founded in 2015, works with United Nations agencies, and has supporters in about 100 countries.
Since the outbreak of the war between Israel and Hamas, the United Nations Office for Emergency Assistance (OCHA) has appealed for $300 million in emergency funding.
People in the Gaza Strip have been receiving humanitarian aid since the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas militants following the October 7 attacks.
Vanguard previously reported that more than 7,000 foreign passport holders were waiting to leave the Gaza Strip through Egypt’s Rafah border.