Tawoos discusses with OCHA Director the possibility of providing alternatives to cover the need.
The Secretary-General of SCMCHA, Abdul Mohsen Tawoos,discussed today with OCHA Director , Sajjad Mohammed, the negative effects of reducing funding and the possibility of providing alternatives to cover the need.
The meeting, which was attended by the head of the International Cooperation Department, Mana’a al-Asal, discussed the continued detention of oil derivatives vessels and the unjustified measures taken by UNICEF and the WHO to stop the support of oil derivatives to the Ministry of Water, which aggravates the humanitarian situation.
The meeting also touched on aspects related to the treatment of critical conditions of patients, especially children, as well as the importance of to taking care of the provision of nurseries.
Tawoos confirmed the importance of ongoing coordination between the SCMCHA and OCHA as well as taking care of mobilizing funding to keep up with the humanitarian need.
Tawoos also indicated that the reduction in funding for humanitarian work in the past period has greatly hampered the implementation of many projects and exacerbated the suffering, affirming the importance of finding alternatives by the OCHA to provide funding to support humanitarian work.
Sajjad said the UN Office for Humanitarian Affairs will make efforts with donors to mobilize funding as well as ongoing coordination with the SCMCHA to cover the need in accordance with priorities.