المجلس الاعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

See the flood damages in Abs and Mastaba district in Hajja and providing assistance to those affected.

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, and the Secretary-General of the Local Council in Hajjah Governorate, Ismail Al-Muhaim, were briefed on the damages of the floods in the districts of Mastaba and Abs.

Al-Hamli and Al-Muhaim, along with representatives of international and local organizations, were briefed on the damage to agricultural lands in Abs and the Raq’i bridge in Mastaba, the link between Haradh, Kushar, Aahem and Saada, as well as the damage to drinking water wells in a number of areas of Abs and Wadi Hamra in Mastaba, that cut off the road linking Mastaba and Bakil al-Mir districts.

They heard from the director of the Mastaba district, Ali Kasher, and the citizens an explanation of the material and human damage caused by the torrential rains resulting from the collapse of a large part of Al Ragi bridge, a blockage of ferries, the death of three citizens, the loss of others, loss of a number of vehicles, cars and shops.

During the visit, the SCMCHA branch in the governorate launched cash and shelter aid as part of the emergency aid for flood victims in Abs district.

The emergency response project for the most affected families by the floods implemented by Save the Childern includes 527 cases of the affected and injured and dead families in the Al-Kasara area in Al-Hayjah, at 65,000 per family.

While the housing materials distribution project implemented by DRC includes 146 families affected by the torrential rains.

During the visit, the Secretary-General of SCMCHA stressed the importance of implementing these projects to alleviate the suffering of those affected.
He called on international and local organizations to respond to humanitarian action, activate emergency clauses, work in accordance with the principles of humanitarian action and implement urgent projects.

He pointed out that most governorates suffered of the great damage, including Hajjah, as a result of the torrential rains puts international and local organizations to make their best to active the rapid response.

He pointed out that the visit, accompanied by representatives of international and local organizations, aims to inform them of the extent of the damage and suffering experienced by those affected.

Al-Hamli directed the disbursement of a sum of money from the Council to support the works ofThe Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamali, and the Secretary-General of the Local Council in Hajjah Governorate, Ismail Al-Muhaim, were briefed on the damages of the floods in the districts of Mastaba and Abs.

Where Al-Hamali and Al-Muhaim, along with representatives of international and local organizations, were briefed on the damage to agricultural lands in Abs and the Raq’i bridge in Mastaba, the link between Haradh, Kushar, Aahem and Saada, as well as the damage to drinking water wells that were cleared by torrential rains in a number of areas of Abs and Wadi Hamra in Mastaba, and the interruption of The road linking the districts of Mastaba and Bakil al-Mir.

They heard from the director of the Mastaba Directorate, Ali Kasher, and the citizens an explanation of the material and human damage caused by the torrential rains resulting from the collapse of a large part of a patchwork bridge, a blockage of ferries, the death of three citizens, the loss of others, and the sweeping of a number of vehicles, cars and shops.

During the visit, the branch of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation in the governorate launched cash and shelter aid as part of the emergency aid for flood victims in Abs district.

The emergency response project for families most affected by the floods implemented by child care includes 527 cases of the affected and injured and the families of the deceased in the Al-Kasara area in Al-Hayjah, at 65,000 per family.

While the housing materials distribution project implemented by the Danish Council includes 146 families affected by the torrential rains.

During the visit, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council stressed the importance of implementing these projects to alleviate the suffering of those affected.. He called on international and local organizations to respond to humanitarian action, activate emergency clauses, work in accordance with the principles of humanitarian action and implement urgent projects.

He pointed out that the great damage suffered by the governorates, including Hajjah, as a result of the torrential rains puts international and local organizations to the test of their rapid response.

He pointed out that the visit, accompanied by representatives of international and local organizations, aims to inform them of the extent of the damage and suffering experienced by those affected.

Al-Hamali directed the disbursement of a sum of money from SCMCHA to support the works of opening the cut off road in Wadi Al-Hamra, linking between Mastaba and Bakil Al-Mir, stressing the need to assess the damage, restore the destroyed wells, and help the affected and dead families .

Al-Hamli affirmed the readiness to overcome all difficulties and challenges facing the implementation of humanitarian interventions in a way that alleviates the suffering.

He appreciated the efforts of SCMCHA branch in the governorate.

In turn, a local Secretary-General appreciated SCMCHA efforts in following up on international and local organizations to play their humanitarian role to alleviate the suffering of the affected citizens in the districts and work to provide aid to alleviate their suffering.

He pointed out the keenness of the governorate leadership to overcome the obstacles facing the progress of humanitarian work.

In turn, the director of SCMCHA branch in the governorate, Allan Fadael, appreciated the role of the organizations that responded to the distress call, hoping that all organizations operating in and outside the governorate will take responsibility and take serious action to carry out their humanitarian role.

He pointed out that a large number of district were damaged, roads were cut off, deaths and injuries occurred.
He confirmed the importance of employing emergency clauses in their rightful place.
He appreciated the interest and keenness of the leadership of SCMCHA and the preservation of overcoming difficulties to provide relief to the affected.

At the inauguration, in the presence of the Country Director of Save the Childern Organization, Rama and representatives of a number of international and local organizations, the director of the organization’s office in Hajjah, Dr. Mujib Al-Jaradi, and the Country Director of the DRC in Yemen, Taleen Al-Khansa, indicated that the intervention came in response to the distress call to relieve suffering of those affected.

The inauguration was attended by the director of the organizations Department, Abdul Salam Al-Nawab, the director of Agriculture Office in the governorate, Engineer Yahya Al-Qadmi, the director of Abs district, Ali Sawan, and dirctor of the relevant departments in the council’s branch in the governorate.

SCMCHA branch in the governorate provided cash and shelter assistance in the Mastaba district, provided by the Yemeni Red Crescent and the. Nazira Foundation for Relief and Development and Binaa for Development and Relief.

The shelter and food aid targeted 19 affected families, with a food and shelter basket from the Yemeni Red Crescent in the governorate, funded by ICRC .

The cash assistance targeted the dead families from the three torrential rains, at 56 thousand riyals per family from the Nazira Relief Foundation, and 100 thousand from the Binaa Foundation for Development and Relief.

The visit was accompanied by the general director of local organizations department in SCMCHA Abdul Salam Al-Nawab, the director of Monitoring and Evaluation department, Muhammad Al-Razza’, and a number of representatives and directors of local and international organizations, and the executive offices in the governorate.

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