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Yemen, UN discuss humanitarian situation in Sa'ada

Yemen, UN discuss humanitarian situation in Sa'ada

[16/January/2017]

SA'ADA, Jan. 16 (SABA) - The governor of Sa'ada Mohammed Jaber Awadh discussed on Monday with the director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen, "OCHA" George Khoury the humanitarian situation in Sa'ada province.


At the meeting, the Governor said that aspects of service in the province, such as health, education, food and shelters are in an emergency and catastrophic situation and are in dire need for help.


He emphasized that the work of the organizations are not enough comparing with destruction and the collapse of the humanitarian situation in Sa'ada in which infectious diseases spread as a result of the interruption of health services in all districts and because of constant bombardment of the prohibited weapons.


For his part, the Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, George Khoury, confirmed that his visit aims to closely see the humanitarian situation in the province.

Mr. George stressed that the United Nations agencies would launch a humanitarian response to Yemen's 2017 plan, calling on the international community to consider the humanitarian situation in Yemen.

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