UAE and Saudi Arabia to send $ 700million as humanitarian aid to Yemen
The United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator MarcLuckock announced today that Saudi Arabia will send $ 500 million in humanitarian aid to Yemen on September 25
Lukook said “I have received confirmation from the Saudi authorities that they intend to transfer $ 500 million to the UN office in fulfillment of their pledge to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan.
I welcome this step and look forward to the signing of the agreement on 25 September and startingthe transfer of this Money. “
he added”The UAE has also allocated $ 200 million to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan.”
The United Nations has described what is happening in Yemen as “the largest humanitarian disaster in the world”, exacerbated by the obstruction of the delivery of necessary humanitarian assistance