Al- Hodeidah: A meeting to discuss ways to implement alternative projects of WFP
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met today in Hodeidah Governorate, with representatives and officials of UN and international organizations working in the governorate.
The meeting discussed the repercussions of the decision to halt food aid and finding alternative mechanisms instand of WFP, which stopped aid under American directives.
Al-Hamli offered a comprehensive presentation on the repercussions of the decision to halt food aid, which is viewed as a political action intended to put pressure on the Yemeni people due to Yemen’s support for Palestinians.
The decision to halt aid in the Supreme Political Council-controlled liberated areas while it continued in the occupied territories was viewed as a flagrant violation of the conventions and laws for humanitarian work..
The Secretary-General of SCMCHA stressed the importance of mobilizing funds and adopting sustainable development projects and programs according to urgent priorities, in a way that contributes to alleviating the worst humanitarian crisis in the world that the Yemeni people are experiencing as a result of the aggression and siege.
He confirmed the importance of organizations adhering to the principles of humanitarian work, warning against using aid as a political pressure card, and calling for finding funds to implement humanitarian projects that contribute to alleviating human suffering.
While representatives of the organizations stressed the effort to mobilize funds to implement sustainable development projects that contribute to alleviating the humanitarian suffering of the Yemeni people.