Through the media platform;Tawoos responds to questions about the functions of SCMCHA and the organizations role .
The media platform organized by the Ministry of Information for members of the National Salvation Government , institutions and government agencies hosted today the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation Abdul Mohsen Tawoos .
At media platform, the spokesman for the National Salvation Government, Information Minister Difallah al-Shami, confirmed that the platform is concerned with highlighting the efforts of SCMCHA in overseeing the performance of organizations working in Yemen by hosting those concerned to answer many of the inquiries that will be asked by journalists and reporters of channels that express street questions about the role of organizations , their work and humanitarian tasks.
The Minister of Information indicated the interaction of the Secretary-General of SCMCHA with the media platform, which is a transparent platform for responding to media inquiries, contributing to inform public opinion about the negative and positive performance of external organizations.
The Secretary-General said that there are 462 NGOs working in Yemen working in coordination with the international community under the supervision of SCMCHA to provide support and assistance to the Yemeni people in the face of aggression and siege.
He added that the funding provided by humanitarian organizations over the past year is $220,472,000 distributed in the areas of emergency interventions, monetary assistance and institutional support, as well as sustainable interventions, capacity-building, strengthening awareness aspects, and supporting the health and agricultural sectors.
He indicated that the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs will take a decision in the coming days to close a number of organizations for violating the regulations and laws that used in Yemen.
He pointed out that aid is distributed according to a documented and archived database.
With regard to the role of SCMCHA in following up the organizations, Tawoos confirmed that SCMCHA is following up the assistance provided by the organizations to ensure their safety and validity for human use.
If they do not match the required specifications, they are withdrawn, destroyed, then take the suitable measurement against the organization.
With regard to local organizations and partners, the nature of their classification and the year of registration with the Council, the Secretary-General noted that the number of organizations reached 403 organizations, including federations, networks, centers, forums, organizations, institutions and trade unions, which were registered from 2017 to 2020.
With regard of the support provided to government agencies, Tawoos explained that the total amount provided to government agencies is to $589,939,000 distributed to the Ministries of Health, Water, Education, Agriculture, Justice and Interior, the Red Sea Ports Foundation, Hygiene Funds, Cultural Heritage and the Social Welfare Fund.
In 2020, the council provided assistance to 815,849 people distributed to camps for IDPs and shelters in the provinces, Tawoos said.
The media platform was attended by the heads of the international cooperation and planning departments and the Single window of SCMCHA Mana’a al-Asal, Mutahar Zeid and Hamza al-Mukhtar, council spokesman Talat al-Al Sharjbe , and director general of displacement, Khaled Al-Abali.