The Secretary-General of SCMCHA meets with the new director of OCHA office in Yemen

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Administration and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met today with the new Director of OCHA , Markus Werne.

In the meeting, the Secretary-General of SCMCHA reviewed the challenges and growing needs of the Yemeni people as a result of the humanitarian crisis caused by the aggression and siege in light of the continued reduction in humanitarian aid.

He emphasized the significance of acting in accordance with humanitarian standards, which emphasize establishing neutrality in giving relief and ensuring that it reaches the most needy .

Al-Hamli pointed out the importance of addressing the humanitarian situation and alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people, according to standards that contribute to alleviating the human suffering that the Yemeni people have been experiencing as a result of the aggression and siege that has lasted nine years.

He warned that reducing humanitarian aid exacerbates the suffering of millions of beneficiaries and those affected in light of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
He called for advocacy and mobilization of funds and work to continue providing sustainable relief, development and service assistance to alleviate human suffering.

He emphasized SCMCHA’s eagerness to give all facilities to organizations working in Yemen, highlighting the importance of respecting Yemeni norms, traditions, and customs when providing humanitarian services.

For his part, OCHA Office Director ,Marcos, appreciated SCMCHA’s efforts in providing facilities and overcoming challenges for humanitarian organizations working in Yemen, emphasizing the eagerness to address some humanitarian files in order to alleviate existing human suffering.

Jamal Barih, SCMCHA’s Director of Planning and Projects, and Maria Rosaria, the Deputy Director of the OCHA Office, also attended the meeting.

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