OCHA: UAE and Saudi Arabia Are the Biggest Donors to Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan

November 13, 2018

It is known from a top official of UN that the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are the largest donors to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan. Deputy Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, George Khoury, remarked on this after he talked about the matter with the supervisor general of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, Dr. Abdullah Al- Rabeeah, in Riyadh sometime earlier. George Khoury is known to be the head of the Yemen office of OCHA.
Two of the officials discussed the ways by which they can strengthen the partnership between both the organizations at the meeting that took place at the headquarters of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center at Riyadh. They also discussed the methods by which they can increase the cooperation between the countries which have been affected by different kinds of crisis all over the world.
Supervisor general of the relief, Dr. Al-Rabeeah, tried to give an overview of the humanitarian works which has been done by the center to the UN official since the beginning of it in the month of May of the year 2015. The assistance which has been provided by the center for the operations in the Middle East to the humanitarian organization is considered to be very generous and these are examples of their bighearted nature. Amidst the talks, the official from United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs added that Dr. Al-Rabeeah and he already had a discussion on how it is important to make the partnership stronger and why the bilateral cooperation for them is necessary to provide assistance to Yemen, Syria, Palestine, and some other countries in which both the organization have worked together.