Saudis secures USD33.7mn to UN to fight cholera in Yemen

(MENAFN) Saudi Arabia pledged USD33.7mn in order to help the World health Org fight cholera in Yemen, where the disease has killed almost 2.000 people.

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the org confirmed that the kingdom has inked a deal committing the funds to help the WHO battle the spread of cholera.

Furthermore, the kingdom also pledged USD33mn to the UN's children agency, UNICEF, for a project to enhance water and sanitation facilities.

The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bins Rashid Al-Maktoum also secured USD10mn to help the WHO steam the spread of cholera in Yemen.



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