The Secretary General of SCMCHA meets with the Deputy Director of Operations and Advocacy at OCHA.
The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met today with Ghada Madawi, Deputy Director of the Operations and Advocacy Department at OCHA, who is currently visiting Sanaa.
The meeting, attended by the SCMCHA’s head of the International Cooperation Department, Ali Al-Kahlani, and the Director of the OCHA office in Yemen, Sajjad Muhammad Sajid, discussed ways to improve coordination between the SCMCHA and OCHA based on humanitarian needs priorities.
Al-Hamli welcomed the UN official’s arrival to Yemen, noting that it will allow her to personally observe the catastrophic impacts of the eight-year-long aggression and siege on various aspects of daily life in Yemen.
He mentioned the difficulties Yemen is facing in the many sectors most affected by the aggression and blockade, as well as the impact on humanitarian, development, and service initiatives.
Al-Hamli emphasized the significance of continuing to enhance cooperation with all humanitarian organizations. operating in Yemen in order to meet the growing humanitarian needs and challenges in accordance with shared plans, as well as to make greater efforts to achieve the objectives.
He highlighted the significance of doing more humanitarian work honestly and as humanitarian work, rather than using the humanitarian file as a pressure card to starve Yemenis.
The Council’s Secretary-General emphasized the importance of participating in advocacy for the lifting of the siege on the Yemeni people and striving to alleviate the world’s worst humantrian crisis, which Yemen is enduring.
For her part, the Deputy Director of Operations at OCHA indicated the endeavor to alleviate human suffering.
The meeting was attended by the director of international organizations department of SCMCHA, Turki Jameel, and the director of projects and planning of SCMCHA, Jamal Breah