A meeting to discuss OCHA interventions to alleviate the suffering of the residents of the affected areas in Al Hodeidah.
A meeting was held today in Hodeidah Governorate, which included the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, and the governors of Hodeidah, Muhammad Ayyash Qahim and Al-Mahwit Hanin Qutina.
The meeting, in the presence of Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Radwan Al-Rubai, Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East at OCHA Tariq Talahmeh and his accompanying delegation, discussed the interventions of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in supporting the residents of affected area by the aggression to alleviate their suffering.
The meeting, which was attended by the Executive Director of the National Development Foundation , Muhammad Abdullah Salah, the Director of the Local Foundation for Water and Sanitation, Abdul Rahman Ishaq, and Director of SCMCHA branch , Jaber Al-Razhi, touched on the obstacles to delaying the implementation of relief and humanitarian projects in the governorate.
Tawoos, in the meeting, stressed the importance of OCHA’s role in supporting local development in affected areas by the aggression especially the adoption of sustainable projects .
He pointed out the importance of providing urgent relief aid to citizens through an emergency stockpile of aid to face any special circumstances in light of the siege imposed by the aggressioncoalition .
He expressed his wishes that the United Nations assistance would live up to the level reached by local civil society organizations in providing the available assistance to the affected and the displaced, indicating that these organizations were proactive in providing aid to the residents of the affected districts by the aggression in the governorate.
In turn, the Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East of OCHA explained that the visit to the governorate is to know the humanitarian situation, especially in the affected areas, and the need to reach solutions to address the current situation of the displaced as well as to identify the existing need for aid.
The meeting was attended by a member of the Redeployment Coordination Committee, Brigadier General Muhammad al-Qadri, the director of the Hygiene Fund in the governorate, Bandar al-Mahdi, and the deputy director of the OCHA office in Yemen, Andrea Noyce.