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UNICEF praises Kuwait’s role in improving children’s lives

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KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: Representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Al-Tayyib Adam praised Tuesday the role of Kuwait in improving the condition of children within the humanitarian and development fields. This came during a meeting held with Secretary General of the Board of Directors of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) Maha Al-Barjas. Both sides discussed a number of mutual projects in Yemen and the Gulf region, and ways to enhance them, referring to the importance of the educational, medical, and health support for the Yemeni children.

They also reviewed cooperation between the UNICEF and KRCS, in the humanitarian and rescue fields in all countries, Adam said in a statement to KUNA. In a similar statement, Al-Barjas said that KRCS carries out a number of activities aimed at helping children affected by natural disasters and armed conflicts, referring to Yemen, Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Rohingya children and other countries. KRCS organizes many activities for refugees, displaced children that supports, and provide education, health and housing, Al- Barjas added. She reviewed KRCS humanitarian projects and work plans inside and outside Kuwait an all levels, expressing her happiness of the visit of the UN representative to KRCS’s headquarters. By Arwa Al-Wogayan, (KUNA)