Later this month, Sweden and Switzerland will host a donors’ conference for Yemen, with the aim of raising more than US$4 billion to cover this year’s humanitarian response plan.
The United Nations is requesting US$4.3 billion to address the humanitarian needs of more than 17 million Yemenis, described as the most vulnerable and in need of humanitarian assistance. The response plan set 3 strategic objectives for this year, the first of which is to “reduce mortality among women, girls, boys and men affected by the crisis through the timely delivery of vital humanitarian assistance in the wake of food insecurity, malnutrition and epidemics. And preventable diseases are identified.” .
The second objective is to “increase access for vulnerable people affected by crises of all ages to multisectoral responses and long-term solutions, promoting the resilience of affected populations through agriculture, livelihoods, provision of basic services and other long-term solution interventions. . Establish a durable solutions working group under the supervision of the United Nations Resident Coordinator.
As for the third objective, it provided for “preventing, reducing and mitigating protection and response risks, building a more protective environment, strengthening compliance with international humanitarian law and international human rights law, and providing principled assistance”.
Source: Al Ittihad
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