IBB, The Governor of Ibb Abdel Wahed Salah discussed today with the Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Yemen, Sebastian Trave, the humanitarian situation of the displaced and the affected in the province.
The meeting reviewed the priorities of their needs in light of the current situation and the humanitarian interventions that the organization will carry out as part of its humanitarian efforts in the field of displaced and affected people.
The meeting dealt with the work and tasks carried out in the relief and humanitarian field carried out by the OCHA in providing shelter for the displaced and affected people in the province.
The Governor listened to clarifications by the Director of the OCHA office about current work plan and humanitarian projects carried out on the relief side through the Emergency Response Program for the Displaced.
He noted that a database on displaced and affected families was being prepared, stressing the concern of international organizations to the current situation in the country in general, especially the deteriorating economic conditions and their impact on the humanitarian side.
In the meeting, Governor Salah appealed to the OCHA office and the international organizations working in the humanitarian and relief field to provide quick and effective support to the displaced and affected and to expand its services and projects in all areas of housing, food, health, water, environment and others.
He pointed out that the province of Ibb bear the burdens of more than one million displaced and what is provided to the affected to cover the actual needs of those in need of support is not enough.
The Governor of Ibb renewed the readiness of the local authority to provide all facilities and overcome any difficulties for any organization that contributes to providing support to the affected, displaced and the poorest families as a result of the worsening humanitarian and living conditions resulting from the aggression and siege.
Salah renewed his appeal to OCHA and all organizations to increase the volume of humanitarian and relief assistance and to quickly re-evaluate the province's needs.
Source: Yemen News Agency