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Arab Coalition implements urgent humanitarian plan in Yemen

A truck loaded with aid offered by King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid for Yemen, in Riyadh, on April 17, 2016. (Reuters)

The Arab Coalition in Yemen has established a support center to implement a humanitarian operation for Yemen, which aims to improve the critical situation in the country by providing financial support and improving development and economic projects, as well as providing safe routes in parallel with new outlets.

The priorities of the operations plan is to meet the humanitarian needs of the Yemeni people, delivering commercial cargos, and oil derivatives to all regions of the country. The plan aims to achieve levels of flow of commercial goods and achieve tangible improvement in various aspects of life in Yemen.

It will also take into account the serious threat posed by the Houthi militias, and beyond it by Iran, to security in Saudi Arabia, the countries of the region, and the vital waterways of international trade.

The process includes providing financial support to international organizations to work with the United Nations to strengthen inspection procedures for ships heading to Hodeidah ports. The plan also aims to support the Central Bank of Yemen to support the economy.

The overall humanitarian operation includes the construction of an air bound route in Marib to deliver essential humanitarian assistance. As per this plan, the Kingdom's total assistance to Yemen reached about $ 11 billion by the end of 2017.

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Last Update: Monday, 16 April 2018 KSA 13:37 - GMT 10:37
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