YEMEN Press Agency

Al-Hamli discusses with UNICEF humanitarian interventions in Yemen

SANAA, Nov. 17 (YPA) – The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation, Ibrahim Al-Hamli, met on Thursday the new resident representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Yemen, Peter Hawkins.

At the meeting, Al-Hamli discussed the interventions and projects implemented by the organization in all sectors, including health, education and water.

He affirmed keenness to enhance the level of partnership with UNICEF, which would facilitate the organization’s work.

Al-Hamli expressed the Council’s readiness to overcome difficulties and find solutions and remedies necessary to proceed with the implementation of humanitarian projects.

He stressed the importance to improve the quality of services in various sectors to contribute to alleviating the suffering of citizens, as a result of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, caused by the aggression and the blockade imposed on Yemen.

The meeting praised the role of the UNICEF’s former representative, Philip Duhamel, and his contributions in supporting efforts aimed at alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people.

The meeting also pointed to the importance of moving to the stage of implementing sustainable development projects to contribute to alleviating human suffering according to the priorities of needs.