Al-Hamli meets with representatives of the Swiss Agency for Development.
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met today with the Coordinator of the Yemen Program at the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Simon Aldrisi, Program Officer Chantal Neuillyer, and the agency’s international expert Martin Vann.
During the meeting, which was attended by the head of the International Cooperation Departments, Ali Al-Kahlani, and the head of Planning Department, Faisal Modhish, they discussed mechanisms of joint cooperation and coordination in the humanitarian aspects and work to alleviate the human suffering of the Yemeni people.
In the meeting, the Secretary-General of SCMCHA affirmed SCMCHA keenness to provide all necessary facilities to humanitarian partners.
He pointed to the importance of the agency’s representatives’ visit to Yemen to evaluate the implemented projects, address problems, and avoid any defects and gaps in the future, in a way that contributes to alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people as a result of the aggression and the siege.
He pointed out SCMCHA keenness to find humanitarian projects of a developmental nature that contribute to meeting the needs of affected and displaced families according to a work mechanism that serves humanitarian work.
He indicated that the low level of funding has exacerbated the humanitarian situation.
Al-Hamli explained that SCMCHA is working to unify ways between humanitarian partners and enhance coordination between organizations and official bodies to implement projects that meet humanitarian needs.
He added that millions of Yemenis are in need of humanitarian assistance, at various levels and in multiple fields, and this requires support and assistance to those affected and most in need, and to provide humanitarian assistance to them to reduce the dangerous stages of famine.
In turn, the Coordinator of the Yemen Program at the Swiss Agency confirmed that the visit comes to review some of the implemented projects and to discuss ways to develop humanitarian work and response plans.
She appreciated SCMCHA’s role of in overcoming the difficulties faced by humanitarian organizations working in Yemen.
She stressed the keenness to communicate with SCMCHA as well as to work according to a mechanism that contributes to serving the humanitarian work.
The meeting was attended by General Director of the Secretary-General’s office, Alaa Al-Sawari, General Director of bilateral international cooperation department Hafez Al-Shouki, General Director of international organizations department, Turki Jamil, General Director of Monitoring and Evaluation Muhammad Al-Razza’, Director of local organizations department Abdul Salam Al-Nawab, Director of Planning and Programs Jamal Barah.