Discussion of mechanisms to strengthen humanitarian action in Hajjah governorate.
A meeting in Hajjah governorate today, which included the director of the Branch of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Allan Da’ath and humanitarian partners, discussed ways to strengthen the role of actors in humanitarian work to meet the increasing needs of the target groups of displaced and affected families in the province.
The meeting was devoted to discussing the frameworks for coordinating relief, emergency and development interventions to ensure the provision of effective humanitarian services within the framework of activating the needs plan for the current year and moving forward with humanitarian work and upgrading its level in the province.
The meeting discussed the humanitarian efforts made during the past stages and assessed the shortcomings in the contributions and interventions of some organizations and put in place a new working mechanism to keep up with the requirements of humanitarian work as well as strengthen the partnership between the branch of the Supreme Council and agents of humanitarian programs and projects to ensure that targets people get benefit of without any obstacles.
The Director of the Council’s branch pointed to the general trends to improve the areas of emergency responses in line with the growing indicators of the catastrophic crisis created by the aggression and the blockade to alleviate the suffering of the poorest and needy families in the affected areas.
He pointed to the worsening humanitarian situation in areas that have witnessed a wave of displacement in Hajjah governorate and the growing effects of the tragedy on the living situation of the affected groups. He stressed the importance of expanding the plans for the map of interventions in the course of humanitarian action during the next phase.
He reviewed examples of emergency relief needs in the areas of health, food, water, monetary support and priorities for updating the data of project services targets to serve the humanitarian situation and achieving the goals of long-term sustainable programmes to overcome difficult situations.
He also stressed that the largest segment affected by the repercussions of the aggression and siege are children and women . He pointed out that Hajjah governorate is one of the most affected provinces, which calls for strengthening partnership efforts and redoubling efforts to raise the level of humanitarian activity of the services provided by organizations to meet the increasing burdens in various directorates of the province.
In the meeting, the director of the organizations department in the branch of the Supreme Council Khaled Al-Kadi presented an evaluation of the indicators and figures on the performance of organizations and entities related to humanitarian projects and the extension of compliance with the procedures and mechanism used to implement the matrix of basic and emergency needs plans and other Areas and relief efforts.
He noted the future trends of humanitarian work and the reasons for strengthening coordination with active partners in accordance with the standards and controls of humanitarian work. He stressed the importance of updating the needs plan, completing the data and documents and keeping the council branch informed of regular reports to ensure that any problems are avoided.
Representatives of the Cleanliness and Improvement And Disabled Funds and the Branch of the General Authority for Antiquities in the province also reviewed studies and plans that include requesting funding for their needs and the possibility of including them in the plan of projects programs interventions organizations for this year.