Al-Sadee meets delegation from the EU, and Swedish and Swiss International Cooperation Agencies
Al-Sadee meets with a delegation from the European Union, the Swedish International Cooperation Agency –SIDA and they visited a camp in Aden
The head of the Executive Unit for IDPs camps managemet, Mr. Nageeb Al-Sadee meets a delegation from the European Union and some European donors in Aden where they visited one of the camps in the governorate.
During that, they were briefed on the conditions of the IDPs in the camp and listened to their suffering and needs and the humanitarian conditions they live in inside the camp due to the current conditions in the country and ways to address them.
In his turn, “Al-Sadee” explained the importance of joint work between the pillars of the humanitarian work (the government – funders – humanitarian partners – society) and the need to involve them in the humanitarian process (planning – identifying needs – interventions – and evaluating interventions and that we need to work on permanent solutions and adhere to the exit strategy.
He also stressed the need to work through the country institutions providing services and support them to be able to play their role in providing services such as health, protection, education and WASH in order to ensure the sustainability of services and the benefit of the IDPs and the host community.
During that, the delegation discussed the reasons for delaying the signing of sub-agreements by government agencies and working to resolve them. Also Al-Sadee explained that the reason is that humanitarian organizations write and design projects without consulting or referring to the competent authorities in government agencies which causes incompatibility in priorities and needs.
In addition to the fact that the government team needs to build an integrated capacity, and it was previously suggested to the humanitarian partners to hold workshops to discuss the reasons to reach appropriate solutions, stressing that government agencies including the Executive Unit are always working to facilitate all the tasks of humanitarian partners that serve the IDPs and meet their essential needs and alleviate their suffering.
In conclusion, “Al-Saadi” thanked (the delegation) for this field visit, which reflects its interest in the IDPs and their knowledge of their conditions and humanitarian needs, hoping that the results of this visit will be reflected in the policies of the donors.
In turn, the delegation expressed their understanding of the role played by the government represented by the Executive Unit for IDPs Camps management in serving the IDPs and providing information on their needs. They expressed great interest in the issue of partnership between the pillars of humanitarian work and the need to implement it in Yemen.