Al-Hamli meets the delegation of emergency managers of United Nations agencies and international organizations
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met today with a delegation of emergency managers from United Nations agencies and international organizations visiting Yemen, led by Tariq Talahmeh, Director of the Office of the “OCHA” in Asia and North Africa, and William David, Resident Representative of the United Nations – Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen.
The meeting, in the presence of the head of SCMCHA the International Cooperation Department, Ali Al-Kahlani, discussed the humanitarian situation in Yemen and the mechanisms for providing aid in accordance with humanitarian standards and according to the priorities of actual need in the field.
The visiting delegation, which included emergency managers from United Nations agencies and a number of international organizations, was welcomed at the meeting by the Secretary-General of SCMCHA.
He considered the delegation’s visit as a chance for them to know the worst humanitarian crisis in the world experienced by the Yemeni people as a result of eight year aggression and siege , as well as to know that the places and facilities targeted by the aggression are civil and provide services to citizens without any discrimination.
Al-Hamli appreciated the humanitarian efforts of the United Nations and international organizations to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people, emphasizing the importance of coordination with SCMCHA in order to facilitate the organizations’ work and tasks and work collaboratively to deliver aid to those who deserve it.
He called for the establishment of direct lines of contact in order to address problems and to strive to mobilize funds in order to achieve the benefit of delivering help and alleviating the amount of human suffering caused by the aggressive coalition.
He confirmed the importance of avoiding shortcomings and focusing on projects that benefit the beneficiaries and reducing the large operational budget that is spent as operating expenses, highlighting the importance of working in accordance with the need priorities plan.
The Secretary-General of SCMCHA pointed out the significance of implementing service, development, and sustainable projects that would enhance Yemen’s humanitarian and economic conditions, explaining that the distribution of aid to those who deserve it is known and need not violate Yemeni laws
He emphasized that the Council works to support the work of humanitarian partners in Yemen in accordance with the norms of humanitarian work and in accordance with the laws, principles, and values of Yemeni society, and that this work offers recipients actual service that is beneficial and valuable
He reaffirmed that SCMCHA works to support the work of humanitarian partners in Yemen in accordance with the norms of humanitarian work and in accordance with the laws, principles, and values of Yemeni society, and that this work offers recipients actual service that is beneficial and valuable.
Al-Hamli said that SCMCHA is eager to hasten the signing of agreements and advance the implementation of initiatives that support humanitarian work in Yemen.
Talahmeh, the director of the OCHA office in Asia and North Africa, explained that the delegation’s visit, which includes a group of UN and international humanitarian organizations, aims to review the current humanitarian situation in Yemen and the available opportunities, as well as work on reformulating support programs and continuing to support the Yemeni people in their current ordeal.
He stressed that the visit represents an opportunity to identify the challenges facing humanitarian activity in Yemen in general and joint work to solve them
In turn, emergency managers from United Nations agencies and international organizations appreciated SCMVHA efforts to make their work easier
They emphasized that the meeting with Secretary-General OF SCMCHA was beneficial and positive in terms of answering several questions
They emphasized the process of communication and joint coordination, expressing their desire to make more progress in assisting the Yemeni people and alleviating their suffering in collaboration with SCMCHA in accordance with humanitarian standards and obligations, as well as respect for Yemeni laws, principles, and values.