Al-Hamali discusses with the humanitarian coordinator of the Netherlands cooperation in the humanitarian and development fields
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, discussed today with the Humanitarian Coordinator of the Dutch Embassy in Yemen, Martin Van Derdos, the cooperation between Yemen and the Netherlands in the humanitarian and development aspects.
The meeting, in the presence of the Head of the International Cooperation Department, Ali Al-Kahlani, reviewed the mechanisms of joint coordination in the humanitarian and development aspects as well as work to alleviate the human suffering experienced by the Yemeni people as a result of the aggression and siege.
In the meeting, Al-Hamli noted the visit of representatives and coordinators of humanitarian work of the donor countries to Yemen, stressing SCMCHA keenness of to provide facilities in the humanitarian aspects.
He confirmed the importance of the donors’ role in the conduct of humanitarian operations in light of the worsening conditions that the Yemeni people are going through as a result of the aggression.
He pointed to the role of the Humanitarian Affairs Council in providing facilities to organizations and workers in the relief and humanitarian field in all its aspects.
He stressed the importance of focusing on priority projects in the humanitarian, service and development fields to contribute to alleviating human suffering.
The Secretary-General of SCMCHA appreciated the importance of the Netherlands’ support to Yemen in various relief and humanitarian sectors and fields, pointing out the importance of communication and joint coordination and the resumption of the implementation of development projects that have a positive impact on the Yemeni people.
He called for the opening of the Dutch Development Cooperation Office in Sana’a to supervise the interventions and activities financed by them, stressing SCMCHA readiness to provide all necessary facilities for the office and its employees.
For its part, the Humanitarian Coordinator at the Dutch Embassy affirmed keenness to continue implementing programs and projects in support of Yemen and Yemenis, and to strengthen aspects of coordination, cooperation and partnership with SCMCHA.
The meeting was attended by the Director of Bilateral International Cooperation, Hafez Al-Shoki.