Saudi Campaign for Somali People provides financial aid for malnourished children
December 30, 2013
The Saudi National Campaign for the Relief of the Somali People has contributed more than SR 7.76 million [$2.07 million], through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), to a program providing therapeutic food to malnourished children and those affected by drought in Somalia. Approximately 72,000 children suffering from severe malnutrition have benefited from the program, which, in addition to food, has distributed clean water and vaccines. UNICEF expressed its thanks to the government and people of Saudi Arabia for funding the life-saving assistance.