SCMCHA organizes the first meeting of local organizations active in humanitarian work in Yemen.
The Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation organized today in the capital Sana’a the first periodic meeting of local organizations active in humanitarian work in Yemen during the years 2020-2021.
In the meeting, which was attended by the heads of departments and general directors of the relevant departments of SCMCHA, and the directors and heads of local organizations, secretary-general of SCMHA , Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, called on the organizations to carry out their humanitarian duties and carry out their responsibilities, to urgently intervene to relieve the citizens in Hodeidah and to provide food, medicine and all the needs of the affected and needy, especially in the affected areas.
He confirmed that the tragic humanitarian conditions in Al-Hodeidah governorate require the cooperation of all to implement emergency interventions in the areas of food, medicine, clothing, shelter and other areas, in the coming days.
Tawoos appreciated the efforts of some local organizations, institutions and associations in providing aid to reduce human deterioration, since the start of the aggression and the suspension of many UNd and international organizations from work.
He referred to the measures that have been taken during the last period to strengthen and support local organizations, indicating that a joint committee was formed to evaluate their performance in accordance with the standards and mechanisms set by SCMCHA, in a first step towards the localization of humanitarian work.
The Secretary-General of SCMCHA explained that the meeting aims to enhance communication with local organizations, institutions and associations, as well as to unify and direct efforts to serve the humanitarian work in Yemen.
He stressed the importance of developing a joint working mechanism and resolve existing problems in order to achieve an effective response in the field of humanitarian work.
The meeting included an open discussion, during which the representatives of the organizations pointed out the importance of the meeting in strengthening communication and presenting different points of view.