Islamic NGOs to meet in Istanbul to aid Yemen
AP photoThe International Yemen Humanitarian Aid Conference will be held in Istanbul between Aug. 14 and 15 with the goal of seeking solutions to humanitarian problems in war-torn Yemen.
The conference has been organized by the Union of NGOs of The Islamic World, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the International Mosques Council, the World Muslim Youth Union and the Yemen Humanitarian Aid Union.
The NGOs will discuss investments with a budget of $447 million to help people in need in the country.
The NGOs plans to distribute 2.5 million packages of food and provide clean water to 250 locations daily. They also aim to solve the housing problems of some 100,000 families. Around 20,000 migrants are targeted to receive aid, while health centers will provide service and some 25, 000 children without one parent will be provided with monetary aid.