Al-Hamli meets the new head of ICRC mission in Yemen.

The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met today with Daphne Marit, head of the new ICRC delegation to Yemen.

In the meeting, Al-Hamli appreciated the efforts of the former head of mission, Catherine Ritz, and her role in strengthening the partnership with SCMCHA to serve humanitarian work.
He stressed the importance of the role played by ICRC in alleviating the human suffering of the Yemeni people.

He confirmed SCMCHA keenness to provide the necessary facilities to the Mission and its personnel to enable them to play their role

Al-Hamli pointed to the need for coordination between SCMCHA and the mission to facilitate the implementation of the mission’s interventions and activities in Yemen in order to achieve the common objective of humanitarian action.

He expressed the hope that the work of the mission would continue at a serious pace and that the matters agreed upon with the Committee in the previous period would be implemented.
He pointed to the importance of directing efforts to implement projects and interventions of a sustainable nature in accordance with the priorities of need.

The Secretary-General of the Humanitarian Affairs Council urged the mission to intensify its interventions in central corrections. He noted the mission’s establishment of the Prosthetics Center in Saada Governorate, which contains equipment that will contribute to the advancement of the health sector in the governorate.

For her part, the new head of the ICRC delegation stressed that the ICRC is interested in contributing to alleviating the humanitarian crisis and working in a coordinated context with SCMCHA to ensure the success of its interventions in a guaranteed manner.

Former Mission Representative Catherine Ritz expressed her appreciation for the efforts of the Humanitarian Affairs Council in providing facilities to the Mission during its tenure.

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