المجلس الأعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

Workshop around the mechanism of implementing the cash assistance project by the fingerprint system.

A workshop of the Central Committee of the Biometric Survey project and Registration was held today in Sana’a which was organized by the Supreme Council for The Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, International Cooperation and the World Food Programme.

The workshop, in the presence of The Capital Secretary Hammoud Abad, Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, Central Committee Chairman Anwar al-Lahaji, and representatives of the Food Program, reviewed an overview of targeting, registration and the mechanism of action in this regard.

The workshop touched on the procedures of the central committee to target and register the beneficiaries of cash assistance according to the agreed priority criteria, between the Supreme Council and the program, the registration process, targeting criteria and the role and responsibilities of the coordination committees.

In the workshop, the Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs stressed the importance of starting the experimental activity of the project in the Azal, al-Safia and Al Taheer district in the capital Sana’a through the implementation of the cash assistance project through the fingerprint system, which would support the affected and needy.

“The project is to correct the lists of need and detailed plans of the central committees to make the process of registering beneficiaries a success, and to start converting WFP assistance into cash,” he said.

For his part, the chairman of the Central Committee pointed out that the project comes within the framework of ensuring that the aid is delivered to its beneficiaries in accordance with the criterion of priority in the need.

He explained that the experimental period in the three districts will contribute to the knowledge of the shortcomings and avoid the imbalance, but then it shall be implemented in the provinces to reach positive results that serve the beneficiaries and alleviate their human suffering.

The Acting Resident Representative of the World Food Programme in Yemen, Lilly Mono, praised the keenness and interaction of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs to support and provide the needs of beneficiaries by urging the rapid implementation of the project.

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