Al-Hamli meets with the Executive Director of UNICEF .

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al Hamli, met today with the Director of the UNICEF, Catherine Russell, and her accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, Al-Hamli pointed out the importance of the UNICEF Director’s visit to see the difficult humanitarian conditions experienced by the Yemeni people as a result of the blockade and aggression.

He indicated that there are many children with cancer and kidney failure in Yemen, which requires the inervenation of UNICEF to alleviate the suffering of children, as it is one of the largest organizations concerned with children, pointing to the importance of providing them with the necessary medicines .

He stressed the importance of the intervention of organizations in the most affected areas, through the implementation of development, service and relief projects that contribute to alleviate the suffering of citizens as a result of the humanitarian crisis resulting from the aggression and siege.

The Secretary-General of SCMCHA also confirmed the importance of canceling the classification of the United Nations for some areas as “difficult to reach or restricted areas,” while these areas are the most affected and in need.

He stressed the importance of coordination with SCMCHA in the humanitarian field, and improving the quality of services in various sectors to alleviate the suffering of citizens, as a result of the humanitarian crisis caused by the aggression and the blockade.

Al-Hamli expressed his hope to obtain more support to cover the great need in humanitarian aspects, the importance of introducing medicines and food, as well as directing aid to sustainable projects.

In turn, the UNICEF Executive Director stated that the organization is working to mobilize resources to implement interventions and projects related to children in Yemen, given the great need for such interventions.
He confirmed that the organization will work to mobilize support from donors for Yemen within its competence.

The meeting was attended by the general directors of planning and projects at SCMCHA, Jamal Bariya, and director of Monintoring and Evaluation, Mohammed Al-Razzaa.

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