Destruction of spoiled food belonging to the International Red Cross
The Committee ,which made up of the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation and the General Authority for Specifications , destroyed on Thursday large amount of spoiled relief food belonging to the International Red Cross in al-Azraq area of Sana’a province.
It was destroyed by a competent committee of concerned state authorities and representatives of the
International Red Cross, and the damaged amount is 1,000 and 98 bags of long-grain wild rice, 27 bags of lentils, and 70 cartons of artificial syrup powder containing artificial sweeteners targeting the children’s segment. All of them were destroyed because they were wet and rot as a result of poor storage and obsolescence in the organization’s warehouses in the capital Sana’a.
The members of the Committee stressed the importance of taking care of the storage and transportation of relief items and reduce cases of damage and expiry in order to contribute supporting of the relief side, especially in the situation suffered by the Yemeni people as a result of the unjust blockade and aggression.
The committee stressed the importance of detecting and following up on cases of storage, transportation and distribution of food and pharmaceutical relief items, which the Yemeni people depend on to reduce the consequences of the fierce attack targeting the livelihood of the simple citizen and his, which is mainly targeted by Saudi-American Aggression Alliance.
The committee explained that the destruction is one of Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ‘ tasks and the agencies concerned with protecting Yemeni citizens, explaining that the Council and the competent authorities are making great efforts in detecting and destroying spoiled food.