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PM receives emergency managers delegation from number of international organizations

The Prime Minister, Dr. Abdulaziz Saleh bin Habtoor, received a delegation of emergency managers from a number of international organizations, who are visiting Yemen, and the representative of the United Nations in Yemen - Humanitarian Coordinator William David Gresley.

At the outset of the meeting, Bin Habtoor welcomed the Deputy Prime Ministers for Security and Defense Affairs, Lieutenant General Jalal Al-Ruwaishan, Services and Development, Dr. Hussein Maqbouli, and the National Vision, Mahmoud Al-Junaid, with the delegation and its visit to Yemen.

He reviewed the great challenges and the growing needs of the Yemeni people in light of nine years of continuous aggression and siege on Yemen and its people, the need to continue supporting vital sectors directly related to the lives of citizens, and focusing on supporting sustainability in the projects that are supported.

He renewed thanks, appreciation and gratitude to the international humanitarian system for its great humanitarian role in supporting the Yemeni people and contributing to alleviating their great suffering and tragedy as a result of nine years of US-Saudi-Emirati aggression and blockade.

Dr. Bin Habtoor expressed his hope that the delegation's visit would contribute to strengthening and expanding the volume of support for the various priority areas of the Yemeni government and people alike.

He stressed the Salvation Government's keenness to strengthen aspects of partnership with various UN and international humanitarian organizations and to address any problems or obstacles that may hinder its next activity.

Mechanisms to support rural communities and empower them economically to have decent livelihoods were also discussed, in addition to supporting efforts to clear mines and protecting the population in the targeted areas, as well as supporting the emergency program related to limiting the damage of floods and torrents.

In the meeting, the Coordinator of Humanitarian Affairs and the Director of Operations and Advocacy at the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in New York and a number of members of the delegation spoke, noting that the visit of the emergency managers.

Who represent a group of UN and international humanitarian organizations, aims to review the current situation in Yemen in terms of humanitarian, available opportunities and action. To reformulate support programs and continue to support the Yemeni people in their current ordeal, in addition to identifying the challenges facing humanitarian activity in general and joint work to solve them.

They emphasized that continuing to contribute to alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people, many of whose children suffer from acute malnutrition, is a humanitarian and moral duty that rests with the whole world, indicating that they will work to support sustainable programs while paying special attention to emergency needs.

The speakers pointed out the importance of identifying the various sectors concerned and the size of the needs to facilitate the process of reformulating programs and mobilizing the resources required by donors.

Source: Yemen News Agency

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