Amman, Jordan - SPA
About 319 Tons of Dates Delivered By KSrelief to WFP in Jordan

King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) delivered 319
tons of dates to the World Food Programme (WFP) to be distributed to the
needy in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Director of the KSrelief branch in Jordan, Saud bin Abdulaziz
Al-Hazeem, said this gift of dates will cover the most needy refugees
across Jordan's regions, benefiting about 126,000 Jordanians and 110,000
Syrian refugees in Jordan, by a total of 47,000 families through three
stages until the end of 2020.

For her part, WFP Country Director and Representative in Jordan,
Sarah Gibson extended her sincere thanks to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
for its humanitarian efforts and the great role being played by KSrelief
in supporting the WFP to meet the food needs of the most vulnerable
groups in Jordan.

This aid comes within the framework of the annual grant of 4,000
tons of dates being provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the
Programme, to be distributed to about 14 countries all over the world.

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