KSrelief carries out community initiative to educate children about coronavirus in Yemen


Saudi Gazette report

MA’RIB, Yemen — The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) as part of its “Seed of Safety” project launched a three-day community and health initiative with the participation of orphan children to educate their peers about the best ways to keep them safe from coronavirus in the Ma'rib governorate of Yemen.

On their own initiative and out of the keenness to ensure the health and safety of their loved ones and, they decided to visit camps for the displaced to educate their peers therein.

Their visits to the camps were coordinated by a team of female specialists for social support with the “Seed of Safety” project at Al-Suwaida camp in Ma'rib, which shelters 1,200 displaced children.

The children used diversified awareness-raising methods that included individual meetings, the distribution of informational leaflets, theatrical performances and radio broadcast to educate about the symptoms of coronavirus, ways to prevent it, the right ways to wash hands and how to deal with the infected individuals and with those who are suspected to have contracted the infection.