Tawoos meets new UN resident representative in Yemen.
The Secretary-General of SCMCHA ,Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, met today with the new Resident Coordinator of the United Nations, Humanitarian Coordinator William David Gresley.
The meeting, which was attended by the heads of the International Cooperation Department, Mana’a al-Asal and Single Window Hamza al-Mukhtar, director-general of UNHCR, Sajjad Mohammed Sajid, and the Director of the Office of the Humanitarian Coordinator, Mateo Leslie, addressed the humanitarian situation that Yemen has been experiencing for six years as a result of the blockade, aggression and humanitarian efforts aimed at alleviating human suffering.
In the meeting, Tawoos welcomed the new UN resident representative in Yemen, confirming that SCMCHA would give him all the facilities to move forward with the implementation of humanitarian tasks and the commitments of UN organizations, agencies and programs to work to alleviate consequences of the humanitarian tragedy caused by the blockade and aggression.
Tawoos explained that Yemen is suffering of many difficulties in light of the deliberate starvation of the Yemeni people by the coalition of aggression, the use of a policy of collective punishment by preventing the entry of oil , domestic gas products and oil-importing ships into the port of Hodeidah, as well as delaying ships loaded with food and commercial supplies in order to aggravate the humanitarian and economic conditions.
Abdul Mohsen indicated the importance of strengthening positive roles of international and UN organizations working in Yemen and work in accordance with the need plan for this year, pointing out the importance of keeping up with the humanitarian work to make pressure on aggerssion countries to lift their blockade and stop the aggression against the Yemeni people so that Yemenis can rise without the need to collect humanitarian funds that do not meet their urgent needs.
He stressed that SCMCHA is keen to stand next to the Resident Representative of the United Nations to facilitate and achieve success in its humanitarian missions in Yemen.
For his part, Gresley appreciated the Council’s efforts in coordinating and facilitating the work of humanitarian organizations working in Yemen, indicating that all offices, organizations, agencies, humanitarian workers and UN programs pay attention to everything that alleviates the human suffering of the Yemeni people.
The meeting was attended by The Vice President of the International Cooperation Department of the Council Ali Al-Kahlani and the Relation Coordinator of UNHRC Dr. Najib Al-Mansour