المجلس الأعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

Discussion humanitarian needs in Amran governorate.

A meeting in Amran Governorate today, which included Governor Dr. Faisal Jaman, Secretary General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation Abdulmohsen Tawoos and the United Nations Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen David Grisley, discussed the humanitarian needs in the governorate.

The meeting, in the presence of the Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Sajjad Muhammad Sajid, the Director General of the Council’s branch in the governorate, Hamir al-Sa`r, and the Director of the Health and Population Office, Dr. Muhammad al-Houthi, touched on the governorate’s needs for service and development projects in the sectors of health, water, education and relief aid for the displaced and those affected by the aggression.

In the meeting, Governor Jaman valued OCHA’s efforts in alleviating the suffering of citizens as a result of the continued aggression and siege for more than six years.

He pointed to the low level of humanitarian interventions in the period from 2019-2021, despite the worsening living and service conditions for the people of the governorate, stressing the readiness of the local authority to provide facilities to OCHA and humanitarian organizations, to ensure the implementation of their programs and projects.

For his part, Tawoos pointed out what Yemen is suffering in light of the continued aggression and siege, which calls for developing humanitarian work and facilitating the arrival of the necessary needs to alleviate the humanitarian crisis.

He pointed to the importance of sustainable projects and their implementation in accordance with the needs map and priorities identified by the concerned authorities, calling on the OCHA office to expand its interventions to include humanitarian, relief and service aspects in line with the actual need of the community.

Meanwhile, Gressly praised the tireless efforts and endeavors to find appropriate solutions and remedies and to facilitate the work of humanitarian organizations in Yemen.

He stressed the keenness to perceive the situation, the extent of suffering and humanitarian needs, and to support the service sectors in Amran Governorate.

In turn, Sajid pointed out the importance of providing the humanitarian, relief and service needs of the displaced and working to find sustainable solutions that contribute to alleviating their suffering.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the International Relief Organization, organizations working in the governorate, and a number of executive office managers.

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