Saudi Aid: International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross is an independent humanitarian foundation that works as a neutral mediator in cases of conflicts and disturbances to protect and assist the victims of world and civil wars, thus contributing to the settlement of peace in the world. The foundation provides assistance to prisoners, refugees and homeless families, as well as to Palestinian and Afghan refugees and victims of the Lebanese and the Iraq-Iran war, etc.

In appreciation of the humanitarian role played by this foundation the Kingdom has contributed 750,000 Saudi Riyals per year since 1976 (1396 AH) in addition to exceptional donations in cases of emergency totaling about 79 million Saudi Riyals to support the Foundation's budget and to enable it to implement some of the projects and programs for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and the victims of the armed conflict in Lebanon and the Iraq-Iran war.

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