AMMAN: Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, the Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian and Relief Center, also known as KSrelief, visited Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan’s Mafraq governorate on Wednesday.
Accompanied by Nayef Al-Sudairi, Saudi Ambassador to Jordan, and senior officials and volunteers from KSrelief, he reviewed the progress made by the humanitarian projects launched by the center to improve the lives of residents.
Al-Rabeeah visited the offices of the UN Refugee Agency in the camp, where he was briefed on the humanitarian aid and assistance being provided. He also visited the administrative headquarters of the camp and the offices of other UN and international organizations operating there, to discuss common humanitarian projects and future plans, including ways to improve and develop conditions in the camp.
Later, he visited the World Food Program supply center in Zaatari and learned about the services it provides. He also discussed joint projects between KSrelief and WFP to provide basic food supplies to refugees.
Al-Rabeeah then visited the camp’s educational and social center, which is affiliated with KSrelief, to check out the various training, educational and social courses it offers in a range of subjects, including IT, basic sciences , Arabic language, mathematics and health education.
It also offers classes that teach traditional crafts and skills such as tailoring, needlework, embroidery, and other handicrafts. The objective is to enrich and develop the skills of residents as part of the support provided to help them cope with the difficult experience they are going through.
He also visited specialist medical centers affiliated with KSrelief to review the comprehensive health services they provide, and learned from doctors about the work they are doing to alleviate the suffering of refugees.
Al-Rabeeah, who is himself a pediatric surgeon, expressed his admiration for the quality of medical care provided by staff at the camp’s KSrelief clinics, which he said uses modern health equipment and is characterized by precision, his professionalism and his perfection. He also reviewed training courses in first aid and search and rescue, which were introduced as part of a project designed to provide economic empowerment and support to refugees.
During his visit, Al-Rabeeah inaugurated a number of new facilities and projects aimed at improving living conditions in the camp, including a physiotherapy clinic, a search and rescue center, a computer lab, an alternative energy program and a rug-making workshop. He introduced electric wheelchairs for use by people with disabilities and helped diagnose and treat some patients.
Concluding his visit, he thanked the government and people of Jordan for their considerable efforts and attention to welcoming the refugees and helping them overcome the challenges they face.
Al-Rabeeah stressed that the Kingdom, represented by KSrelief, is committed to helping alleviate the suffering of refugees, and highlighted the strategic partnerships it has formed with United Nations organizations and agencies to serve and assist refugees. refugees and their host communities.