Tawoos meets WFP representatives in the Middle East and Yemen.
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, met today with WFP Representative for the Middle East and North Africa Corinne Fleischer and WFP representative in Yemen Laurent Pokera.
During the meeting, which was attended by the head of international department cooperation of SCMCHA ,Mana’a Al Asel , Director of Planning department Mtahar Zaid, and Director of Single window Hamza al-Mukhtar.
In the meeting, Tawoos stressed the importance of joint coordination to address the problems related to the provision of aid.
He also indicated the importance of returning the share of food aid and distribute it to beneficiaries on a monthly basis, especially after the increase in displacement.
He pointed out that the problems facing the WFP when distributing food aid such as damage and high transport prices could be avoided by providing cash assistance to ensure that it reaches its beneficiaries at the lowest cost and invests a surplus cost in other service projects .
Tawoos stressed the importance of speeding up the completion of the biometric targeting and registration project by starting the broad phase covering all provinces, as well as starting the process of surveying food security and livelihoods.
He indicated that the SCMCHA is working hard to facilitate the work of humanitarian organizations operating in Yemen in accordance with humanitarian standards and in accordance with the laws, principles and values of Yemeni society .
Fleischer also expressed the WFP’s aspiration to achieve these points in coordination with SCMCHA in accordance with the standards and obligations of humanitarian action and respect for the laws, principles and values of Yemeni society.
The representative of the WFP in Yemen, Laurent, confirmed that they will work to restore food aid and distribute it to beneficiaries monthly and work to alleviate the suffering of citizens.