المجلس الاعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

The Secretary-General of SCMCHA meets a delegation from UNICEF.

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 Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, Hanan Omar Suleiman, and the UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Adele Khader, who are currently visiting Yemen.

In the meeting, which was attended by the Head of the International Cooperation Department of SCMCHA, Ali Al-Kahlani, and the UNICEF Resident Representative in Yemen, Philippe DeMille, Al-Hamali referred to the human suffering experienced by the Yemeni people as a result of the aggression and siege, especially children.

Al-Hamli explained that a large number of children suffer from cancer, and others are born deformed as a result of the weapons of aggression, and the suffering of these children increased, as the aggression prevented them from traveling abroad for treatment.

He pointed out the importance of strengthening aspects of cooperation, developing joint work mechanisms betweenSCMCHA and the organization in the humanitarian field, as well as improving the quality of services in various sectors to contribute to alleviating the suffering of citizens, as a result of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, caused by the aggression and siege.

He confirmed the importance of enhancing the level of coordination with SCMCHA, as it is the supreme authority and the official body authorized to manage the affairs of organizations.

Al-Hamali called on UNICEF to intensify its efforts to support the necessary humanitarian and service projects in the fields of water, education and health, to mitigate the repercussions of the humanitarian catastrophe.

He also stressed the importance of supporting the Water Corporation by providing it with diesel, to be able to provide water to citizens, and the importance of implementing the components of the economic empowerment project for Ahfad Bilal .

In turn, the Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF indicated that the humanitarian crisis in Yemen is a top priority for UNICEF, which is working hard with donors to provide funding for urgent humanitarian projects.

The meeting was attended by the Director General of UN and International Organizations department of SCMCHA, Turki Jamil, and Director of the Monitoring and Evaluation department , Muhammad Al-Razza’.

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