Al-Hamali meets the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Yemen
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamali, met today with the United Nations Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, William David Grisley.
The meeting, which was attended by the Head of the Planning Departments of Planning, Faisal Modhish and head of International Cooperation Ali Al-Kahlani, the Deputy Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Diego Zorrilla, the Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Sajjad Muhammad Sajid, and the Assistant Coordinator of the United Nations, Sophia Qraydel, touched on the humanitarian situation that Yemen is suffering from as a result of the siege, aggression as well as humanitarian work that aimed at alleviating human suffering.
In the meeting, Al-Hamali confirmed that SCMCHA has provided and will provide all facilities to move forward in implementing the tasks of humanitarian work and the commitments of the United Nations organizations, agencies and programs in the field of humanitarian work to mitigate the repercussions of the human tragedy resulting from the siege and aggression.
He explained that Yemen suffers a lot of difficulties in light of the aggression coalition countries deliberately starving the Yemeni people and adopting a policy of collective punishment by preventing the entry of ships of oil derivatives and domestic gas despite the permits granted by the United Nations.
He pointed out that the reduction of aid announced by WFP would increase the suffering of the Yemeni people and exacerbate the humanitarian and economic situation.
The Secretary-General of SCMCHA pointed to the importance to strengthen the positive roles of UN and international organizations to pressure and work for the release of fuel ships and to neutralize civilians from being bombed by the coalition of aggression.
He indicated the importance of humanitarian action to keep pace with pressure efforts to lift the siege and stop the aggression against the Yemeni people so that they can rise without the need to collect humanitarian funds that do not meet their urgent needs.
For his part, the United Nations Resident Coordinator, the Humanitarian Coordinator, appreciated SCMCHA efforts in coordinating and facilitating the work of humanitarian organizations operating in Yemen, noting that all offices, organizations and agencies of humanitarian work and United Nations programs pay attention to everything that alleviates the human suffering of the Yemeni people.
He indicated to the keenness of the United Nations to neutralize civilians and make efforts to seek protection for them, and to denounce all crimes that target civilians.