Al-Hamli 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 for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen, William David Grisley.


The meeting, in the presence of the Director of OCHA office in Yemen, Sajjad Muhammad Sajid, discuss the humanitarian situation that Yemen is going as a result of the continued aggression and siege, which caused the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.


Al-Hamli indicated that reducing food aid and not continuously disbursing it has exacerbated the humanitarian situation, and contributed to the high rate of acute food insecurity, in light of the continuing waves of displacement.


He pointed out that disbursing food aid in full and on an ongoing basis is important to alleviate the suffering of the beneficiaries and those affected as well as to reduce slipping towards dangerous stages.


Al-Hamli called for quick and serious action to support the executive center for dealing with mines and to confront any emergency in the field, especially in the liberated areas of Hodeidah, where civilian casualties are caused by mines planted by mercenaries in several areas.


He confirmed the importance of providing field work requirements of detectors for demining workers.


For his part, the United Nations Resident Coordinator appreciated SCMCHA efforts in coordinating and facilitating the work of humanitarian organizations operating in Yemen.

David also confirmed the interest in all that was discussed, and working to solve all problems in coordination with SCMCHA.


The meeting was attended by the Director General of Monitoring and Evaluation, Muhammad Al-Razza’, and the director branches, Abdul Rahman Al-Arjali, and the Deputy director of OCHA in Yemen, Andrea Noyce.

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